Forged by War
Australians in Combat and Back Home
By (author) Gina Lennox
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Forged by War by Gina Lennox
Book DescriptionIn Forged By War, Australian veterans and their families reveal the experience of combat and how it has changed their lives. These stark first-hand accounts describe the reality of military action and its personal consequences in every major conflict and peacemaking mission since World War II, including the invasion of Iraq. Sometimes the reader is in lockstep with a soldier on patrol, watching as a land mine explodes, or a local militiaman points an AK-47 at Australian peacemakers. Other times, the reader is inside a returned veteran's head, feeling their superfluous adrenalin, their need to control their environment, even at home. With accounts from Peter and Lynne Cosgrove, Graham Edwards, Frank Hunt (I Was Only Nineteen), other veterans of Vietnam, Glenda Humes (daughter of Capt Reginald Saunders), peacemakers and an SAS trooper, this compelling investigation by Gina Lennox in underpinned by the question- where does family fit in a soldier's life?
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780522851717
(230mm x 152mm x 28mm)
Imprint: Melbourne University Press
Publisher: Melbourne University Press
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2006
Country of Publication: Australia
Books By Author Gina Lennox
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'There's something that the individual carries which is vital, which the corporation does not carry, the nation does not carry, something vital to the knowing of ourselves and to our survival.
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Author Biography - Gina Lennox
Gina Lennox is a Sydney writer, filmmaker and radio producer who has travelled and lived in the Middle East and Africa. She is author of four books- Fire, Snow & Honey-Voices from Kurdistan (short-listed for the NSW Premier General History Award 2002); In Search of Heroes- Stories of Seven Remarkable Men (1998); Struck By Lightning- the Life of Garry Lynch, Father of Anita Cobby, (1996), and People of the Cross, People who live and work in Kings Cross (1993).
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