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The battle for Australia : a nation and its leader under siege

Author: Bob Wurth
Publisher: Sydney : Pan Macmillan Australia, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the story of Australias war Prime minister John Curtin a flawed, sensitive leader haunted by the prospect of disaster and plagued by depression and anxiety. By early 1942, Australia was at its most vulnerable. At this time John Curtin stood at the edge of a psychological precipice.
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Genre/Form: War and conflict
Named Person: John Curtin; John Curtin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bob Wurth
ISBN: 9781742612058 1742612059
OCLC Number: 845535088
Description: xviii, 508 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some colour), maps (some colour) ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Bob Wurth.

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This is the story of Australias war Prime minister John Curtin a flawed, sensitive leader haunted by the prospect of disaster and plagued by depression and anxiety. By early 1942, Australia was at its most vulnerable. At this time John Curtin stood at the edge of a psychological precipice.

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