Bravest: Australia's Greatest War Heroes and How They Won Their Medals

Bravest: Australia's Greatest War Heroes and How They Won Their Medals

Robert Macklin


From the Boer battle to the conflict in Vietnam, Bravest tells the tale of 15 Australian battle heroes and the way they gained the top medals presented for bravery.
 
The Victoria go is the top award for valor that may be gained through an Australian; simply ninety seven Australians were offered the VC in conflicts from the Boer battle to the Afghanistan warfare. And only 14 Australians were offered the George pass, the last word medal for heroism clear of lively wrestle, considering its inception in 1940. yet what's it that makes those notable squaddies possibility every thing in safety in their nation and their buddies? famous biographer Robert Macklin tells the inspirational tale of 15 Australian recipients of the Victoria and George Crosses, from Neville Howse in South Africa in 1900 to the heroes of the nice struggle akin to Albert Jacka, "Diver" Derrick within the moment international warfare, and Keith Payne in Vietnam in 1969.

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