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Audacity : stories of heroic Australians in wartime / written by Carlie Walker
Bib ID 6489110
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline [text, still image, volume]
Author
Walker, Carlie, author
 
Online Versions
Description Canberra : Published by the Department of Veterans Affairs in association with the Australian War Memorial, 2014 
©2014 
56 pages : colour illustrations, portraits, maps ; 30 cm. 
ISBN 9781877007934 (paperback)
Series

Century of service.

Summary

"This book tells the stories of Australian men and women who have shown extraordinary boldness or courage during wartime"--Australian War Memorial web site.

Full contents
  • Introduction
  • Outstanding and gallant service: Major General Sir Neville Howse
  • Bravery under fire: Sister Claire Trestrail
  • Coolness and courage: Lieutenant Commander Henry Stoker
  • For saving life, not taking it: Corporal Ernest Corey
  • Daring conduct: Ensign Nancy Wake
  • Refusal to admit defeat: Sergeant Thomas Derrick
  • Leadership and courage: Wing Commander Peter Isaacson
  • Determination and skill: Wing Commander Vance Drummond
  • Inspirational leadership: Warrant Officer Class 2 Rayene Simpson
 
Notes

Time line: Boer War, 1899-1902 -- First World War, 1914-1918 -- Second World War, 1939-1945 -- Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Vietnam War, 1962-1975 -- Recent conflicts and peacekeeping 1990-today.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Primary and lower secondary school students.

Also available online. Address as at 24/05/2014: http://www.awm.gov.au/education/publications/audacity/

Source of Acquisition Donated by Senator Michael Ronaldson, Minister for Veterans' Affairs. 
Subjects Soldiers - Australia - Attitudes.  |  Soldiers - Australia - Biography.  |  Military nursing - Australia - Personal narratives.  |  War and education - Australia.  |  Military service - History - Australia.  |  Australia - Armed Forces - History.  |  Australia - History, Military.  |  Australia - History, Military.  |  Australia - Armed Forces - Personal narratives.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Australia. Department of Veterans' Affairs, issuing body  |  Australian War Memorial, issuing body
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Stories of heroic Australians in wartime

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