Audacity : stories of heroic Australians in wartime / written by Carlie Walker. Stories of heroic Australians in wartime

Collection type Library
Author Walker, Carlie, author.; Australia. Department of Veterans' Affairs issuing body; Australian War Memorial sponsoring body;
Call Number F 355.00994 W177a
Document type Monograph
Year 2014.
Pagination 56 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), portraits, map ; 30 cm.
Publisher Department of Veterans Affairs in association with Australian War Memorial,
Note 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. "PO2627"--Verso cover. Includes bibliographical references and index. "This book tells the stories of Australian men and women who have shown extraordinary boldness or courage during wartime"--Australian War Memorial website. Primary and lower secondary school students.
Place made Canberra ;

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 c onduct: 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 Si mpson -- Courage and calm: Lieutenant Colonel Harold Jarvie -- Exceptional courage: Corporal Mark Donaldson -- Where did they serve overseas?

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