Captains of the soul
A history of Australian Army Chaplains.
Known affectionately as ‘Padres’, chaplains have been integral to the Australian Army for a century.
From the legendary William ‘Fighting Mac’ McKenzie, whose friendships with diggers in the trenches of Gallipoli and France made him a national figure in 1918, to Harold Wardale-Greenwood, who died caring for the sick while a POW on the brutal Sandakan ‘death march’ in July 1945, this book assesses the contribution of Australian Army Chaplains in conflicts and peacekeeping missions, in barracks and among service families.
Short listed for Australian Christian Book of the year 2015.
Hard cover, 412 pages.