Description

Title: The Australian Experience of War – Illustrated Stories and Verse

Author: Laird, John

Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

Publication Date: 1988

ISBN: 0949698326

Cover: Hard Cover with Dust Jacket – 328 pages

Comments: The Australian fighting man and his experience of battle in the Boer War, The Great War, World War II and Vietnam. This is a selection of poems, stories, vignettes, extracts from novels, and memoirs. Australia has taken part in nine wars and the literature included here represents four of them. A wide-ranging selection supported by contemporary colour and black & white drawings, paintings, photographs.

A great overview of the Australian soldier.