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Description - Kokoda Spirit by Patrick Lindsay

The Battle for the Kokoda Track is Australia's Alamo. If Gallipoli symbolised theANZAC spirit in WWI, then Kokoda is its WWII equivalent. In August 1942Kokoda was a killing field. Today, it is hard to imagine what those young men endured for our freedombut the journey gives some clues. The track plays a leading role in the story ofKokoda. It has a character of its own. It is one of the world's most fascinatinglocations - at once an alluring, challenging obstacle of compelling beauty and yeta foreboding, perilous microcosm of life at its rawest and most savage. In Kokoda Spirit, Patrick Lindsay takes us on a journey that explores the track asit is today and how it was in 1942. With his unique storytelling he reconnects uswith the past while taking us on the gruelling journey that is Kokoda.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781740667692
ISBN-10: 1740667697
Format: Hardback
(236mm x 201mm x mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Hardie Grant Books
Publisher: Hardie Grant Books
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2009
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - Patrick Lindsay

The Battle for the Kokoda Track is Australia's Alamo. In August 1942, Kokoda was a killing field. The track plays a leading role in the story of Kokoda. Patrick Lindsay takes us on a journey that explores the track as it is today and how it was in 1942. He reconnects us with the past while taking us on the gruelling journey that is Kokoda.

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