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The broken years : Australian soldiers in the Great War

Author: Bill Gammage
Publisher: Ringwood, Vic. : Penguin, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Illustrated edView all editions and formats
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Uses the diaries and letters of a thousand Australian soldiers to reconstruct with great sensitivity the valour and the tragedy of their experience. Shows how and why the Great War was to have profound effects on the attitudes and ideals of Australia as a nation.
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Personal narratives, Australian
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gammage, Bill.
Broken years : Australian soldiers in the Great War.
Ringwood, Vic. : Penguin, 1990
(OCoLC)631895696
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Gammage
ISBN: 014009847X 9780140098471
OCLC Number: 28991750
Description: xxii, 330 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Bill Gammage.

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Uses the diaries and letters of a thousand Australian soldiers to reconstruct with great sensitivity the valour and the tragedy of their experience. Shows how and why the Great War was to have profound effects on the attitudes and ideals of Australia as a nation.

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