The Gallipoli Samurai

Brian Tate

Born to a samurai clan mother and Australian father, Harry Freame had a remarkable life and mysterious death, he was a clipper ship sailor, adventurer, soldier of fortune, crack pistol shot and Gallipoli hero.

Following the outbreak of the Second World War with Nazi Germany, and anticipating Japan's inevitable march through the Pacific, Freame was recruited from his apple orchards on the New South Wales tablelands into the world of mirrors as an underground agent for Australian Military Intelligence. But did the Gallipoli Samurai discover something about Japan's proposed establishment of a puppet government following a successful invasion of Australia, set him on a path to tragedy?

Soft cover, photographs, 286 pages