Audacity: stories of heroic Australians in wartime

Department of Veterans' Affairs in conjunction with the Australian War Memorial SHOP:9781877007934

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 light horseman. He represents all servicemen and women who have displayed extraordinary courage or boldness during wartime.

This window bears the word Audacity.

Audacity: stories of heroic Australians in wartime is an education resource produced by the Department of Veterans' Affairs in conjuction with the Australian War Memorial (authored by Carlie Walker). It highlights the personal stories of individuals serving in Australian units who have demonstrated extraordinary boldness or courage.  

Audacity: Stories of Heroic Australians in Wartime received an honour award in the Children’s Book Council of Australia 2015 Awards, in the Eve Pownall Award for information books category.

 

Soft cover, photographs, 56 pages.

 

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