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Published by Penguin in Camberwell, Vic .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Women -- Australia -- Biography,
  • Civilians in war -- Australia,
  • Australia -- History -- 20th century,
  • Australia -- Social life and customs -- 20th century

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This is the story of young Australian men who went to the battlefields of two world wars. Its perspective focuses on the author"s mother-in- law, Jessie, whose brother was killed in World War I. Her sweetheart was seriously wounded, and his two brothers were also killed.

Edition Notes

StatementShirley Walker.
GenreBiography
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1822.5.A3 W35 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination246 p. ;
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23717698M
ISBN 100670073881
ISBN 109780670073887
LC Control Number2009459014

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