Bravest by Robert Macklin

By Robert Macklin

The Victoria go is the top award for valour that may be gained by means of an Australian; simply ninety six Australians were offered the VC in conflicts from the Boer battle to the Vietnam conflict. And in basic terms fourteen Australians were presented the George pass, the final word medal for heroism clear of energetic wrestle, considering its inception in 1940.

But what's it that makes those outstanding infantrymen hazard every thing in defence in their kingdom and their pals? famous biographer Robert Macklin tells the inspirational tale of fifteen Australian recipients of the Victoria and George Crosses, from Neville Howse in South Africa in 1900 to the heroes of the good warfare resembling Albert Jacka, 'Diver' Derrick within the moment global struggle, and Keith Payne in Vietnam in 1969.

'An first-class e-book on a subject matter that has understandably retained public curiosity over the years.' - Steve Gower, Director, Australian warfare Memorial

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