Title: Arthur Blackburn VC – An Australian hero, his men, and their two world wars
Author: Faulkner, Andrew
Edition: 1st Edition
Publication Date: 2009
Cover: Soft Cover without Dust Jacket – 540 pages
Comments: Gallipoli hero, Victoria Cross recipient, battalion and brigade commander, conqueror of Damascus and defiant antagonist of the Japanese – by any measure Arthur Seaforth Blackburn was one of Australia’s most remarkable soldiers.
This, the first Blackburn biography, details the famous battles that shaped Australia. It tells Blackburn’s story through the eyes of his comrades, including many from his battalion who survived the horrors of the Burma Railway, and includes photographs taken by Blackburn never published before.