Where soldiers lie : the quest to find Australia's missing war dead / Ian McPhedran. Quest to find Australia's missing war dead

Collection type Library
Author McPhedran, Ian, 1957-, author.;
Call Number 355.6990994 M172w
Document type Monograph
Year 2019. 2019. 019.
Pagination xii, 308 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some colour), portraits, maps ; 25 cm
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Australia, HarperCollins Publishers Australia,
Note Includes index. Includes index. Leave no man behind. What drives former soldiers to spend years searching for the remains of fallen warriors? From the WW1 battlefields of the Somme and Fromelles to the jungles of Papua New Guinea and Vietnam, this is the fascinating and moving story ofthe dogged hunt by two former diggers for the remains of Aussie soldiers listed as MIA in WWII and Vietnam. These extraordinary men - and a handful of others - will not rest until every Australian soldier who has died overseas serving their country is ret urned to Australian soil and their families. It is a story of incredible determination against difficult odds, of exacting forensic analysis and painstaking detective work, to uncover and identify the remains of Australian soldiers, in battlefield over th e decades, and to bring their remains home. Tertiary/Undergraduate. General.
Place made Sydney, NSW : Sydney, NSW :

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