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Description - Descent Into Hell by Peter Brune

There have been many Weary Dunlop books published which focus on one individual, one POW camp or one incident such as a particular death march. This book will be a comprehensive account of the Australians in the jungles of Asia in World War 2 written in the style of A Bastard of a Place. The book will be a celebration/commemoration of the men involved but will also address many unresolved controversies and issues. It will be based where possible on oral histories.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781741145342
ISBN-10: 1741145341
Format: Hardback
(230mm x 152mm x 60mm)
Pages: 816
Imprint: Allen & Unwin
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2014
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - Peter Brune

Peter Brune is one of Australia's leading military historians. He is author of the bestselling and highly acclaimed A Bastard of a Place: the Australians in Papua, as wll as Those Ragged Bloody Heroes: from the Kokoda Trail to Gona Beach 1942, The Spell Broken: exploding the myth of Japanese invincibility and We Band of Brothers: a biography of Ralph Honner, soldier and statesman and is co-author with Neil McDonald of 200 Shots: Damien Parer and George Silk and the Australians at War in New Guinea. He lives in Adelaide.

Books By Peter Brune

Bastard of a Place by Peter Brune
Paperback, April 2004
Those Ragged Bloody Heroes by Peter Brune
Paperback, August 2005
200 Shots by Peter Brune
Paperback, February 2005
We Band of Brothers by Peter Brune
Paperback, August 2000