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Author Faulkner, Andrew.

Title Arthur Blackburn, VC : an Australian hero, his men, and their two World Wars / Andrew Faulkner.

Published Kent Town, S. Aust. : Wakefield, 2008.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  940.40092 BLAC/ FAUL    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 498 p., [40] p. of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 480-486) and index.
Summary "Gallipoli hero, Victoria Cross recipient, battalion and brigade commander, conqueror of Damascus and defiant antagonist of the Japanese ئ by any measure Arthur Seaforth Blackburn was one of Australiaѫs most remarkable soldiers. This, the first Blackburn biography, details the famous battles that shaped Australia. It tells Blackburnѫs story through the eyes of his comrades, including many from his battalion who survived the horrors of the Burma Railway, and includes photographs taken by Blackburn never published before."--Publisher's website.
Subject Blackburn, Arthur Seaforth, 1892-1960.
Australia. Army -- Officers -- Biography.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Australia -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Australia -- Biography.
Prisoners of war -- Australia -- Biography.
Prisoners of war -- Asia -- Biography.
Victoria Cross
ISBN 9781862547841 (pbk.)