Comradeship: stories of friendship and recreation in wartime

Department of Veterans' Affairs in conjunction with the Australian War Memorial SHOP:9780987615107
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In the Hall of Memory at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra there are 15 stained-glass windows. Each shows a figure dressed in military uniform, and under each figure is a word which describes a quality displayed by Australians during wartime.

One window features a Lewis gunner with a set of panpipes overhead. He represents all the men and women who shared good cheer and fellowship through simple pleasures like sport, music, games and conversation in times of war.

This window bears the word Comradeship.

Comradeship: stories of friendship and recreation in wartime is an education resource produced by the Department of Veterans' Affairs in conjunction with the Australian War Memorial (authored by Kathleen Cusack). It tells of the shared experience, friendshop and camaraderie that developed amongst service personnel during wartime.

 

Comradeship: stories of friendship and recreation in wartime has been named Honour Book for the Australian Childrens Book Council 2018, Eve Pownall Award for Information Books.

 

Soft cover, illustrations (colour images), 65 pages.

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