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Audacity : stories of heroic Australians in wartime / written by Carlie Walker.

By: Walker, Carlie.
Contributor(s): Australian War Memorial | Australia. Department of Veterans' Affairs.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Century of service: Publisher: Canberra Published by the Department of Veterans Affairs in association with the Australian War Memorial, 2014Description: 56 pages : colour illustrations, portraits, maps ; 30 cm.Content type: text | text | text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781877007934.Other title: Stories of heroic Australians in wartime.Subject(s): Military service, Voluntary -- Australia -- History | Military service -- History -- Australia | Soldiers -- Australia -- Attitudes | War and education -- Australia | Military nursing -- Australia -- Personal narratives | War and education -- Australia -- Juvenile literature | Military nursing -- Australia -- Juvenile literature | Soldiers -- Australia -- Biography | Soldiers -- Australia -- Biography | Soldiers -- Australia -- Biography | Military nursing -- Australia | Premiers' Reading Challenge : 7-8 | Australia -- Armed forces | Australia -- History, Military | Australia -- History, Military | Australia -- Armed Forces -- History | Australia -- Armed Forces -- History | Australia -- Armed forces -- Personal narratives | Australia -- Armed Forces -- Personal narratives -- Juvenile literatureDDC classification: 355.00994
Contents:
Introduction -- Outstanding and gallant service: Major General Sir Neville Howse -- Bravery under fire: Sister Claire Trestrail -- Coolness and courage: Lieutenant Commander Henry Stoker -- For saving life, not taking it: Corporal Ernest Corey -- Daring conduct: Ensign Nancy Wake -- Refusal to admit defeat: Sergeant Thomas Derrick -- Leadership and courage: Wing Commander Peter Isaacson -- Determination and skill: Wing Commander Vance Drummond -- Inspirational leadership: Warrant Officer Class 2 Rayene Simpson -- Courage and calm: Lieutenant Colonel Harold Jarvie -- Exceptional courage: Corporal Mark Donaldson -- Where did they serve overseas?
Summary: "This book tells the stories of Australian men and women who have shown extraordinary boldness or courage during wartime"--Australian War Memorial web site.
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Time line: Boer War, 1899-1902 -- First World War, 1914-1918 -- Second World War, 1939-1945 -- Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Vietnam War, 1962-1975 -- Recent conflicts and peacekeeping 1990-today.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction -- Outstanding and gallant service: Major General Sir Neville Howse -- Bravery under fire: Sister Claire Trestrail -- Coolness and courage: Lieutenant Commander Henry Stoker -- For saving life, not taking it: Corporal Ernest Corey -- Daring conduct: Ensign Nancy Wake -- Refusal to admit defeat: Sergeant Thomas Derrick -- Leadership and courage: Wing Commander Peter Isaacson -- Determination and skill: Wing Commander Vance Drummond -- Inspirational leadership: Warrant Officer Class 2 Rayene Simpson -- Courage and calm: Lieutenant Colonel Harold Jarvie -- Exceptional courage: Corporal Mark Donaldson -- Where did they serve overseas?

"This book tells the stories of Australian men and women who have shown extraordinary boldness or courage during wartime"--Australian War Memorial web site.

Primary and lower secondary school students.

© Commonwealth of Australia 2014.

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