Heroic Australian women in war

Susanna de Vries

Susanna de Vries inspiring book profiles the love, dedication and selflessness of eleven outstanding Australian women early in the twentieth century. Focusing not only on the astounding courage they displayed amid death and chaos during war, but also on the triumphs and pain of their personal lives. Included are Olive King, who saved countless lives in the war-ravaged Balkans; Gallipoli nurse Alice Kitchen, who also served in France; and Vivian Bullwinkel, who survived the Bangka Island Massacre only to become a prisoner of the Japanese for the next three years.

Soft cover, maps and photographs, 296 pages.