The Battle of Brisbane: Australia and the Yanks at War

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How some of Australia’s greatest war heroes won their medals
Only 96 Australians have been awarded the VC – and 14 The George Cross – in conflicts from the Boer War to Vietnam.But what is it that makes these remarkable soldiers to risk everything in defence of their country and their mates. Robert Macklin tells the inspirational story of 15 of these heroes.

“An excellent book on a subject that has understandably retained public interest over the years.” – Steve Gower, Director, Australian War Memorial


Publisher: Allen and Unwin
ISBN: 9781741148824

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  1. Philip Sherlock Odend'hal says:

    Just wondering if in your research you ever came upon my grandfathers name Alwyn Alfred Sherlock who was awarded the congressional medal of freedom in 1945 the only Australian soldier to receive it?

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