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Author Geddes, Margaret.

Title Blood, sweat and tears : Australia's WWII remembered by the men and women who lived it / Margaret Geddes
Published Camberwell, Victoria : Viking, 2004

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 W'PONDS  940.5481 Ged/Bsa  AVAILABLE
 MELB  940.5481 Ged/Bsa  AVAILABLE
Description viii, 503 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Summary Australians took part in every arena of the war, and these moving accounts include memories of the campaigns in Europe and Africa: the battles for the Kokoda Trail, New Guinea and the islands: the internment camps of South-East Asia: and the notorious Burma -Thailand Railway. Also included are stories from the men and women who kept things working and supported the war on the home front. This is a remarkable portrait of men, women and children at war
Blood, Sweat and Tears brings together the first-hand accounts of more than seventy-five ordinary Australians who did extraordinary things during World War II. Prisoners of war, airmen, nurses, landgirls, internees, schoolchildren, soldiers, sailors and volunteers of every description share their memories of a time of horror, tragedy, love and excitement
Analysis World War II (Australia )
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography : pages 499-500
Subject World War, 1939-1945.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Australian.
World War, 1939-1945 -- History -- Anecdotes.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Social aspects -- Australia.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- Australia.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Australia.
Genre/Form Personal narratives
Personal narratives.
Anecdotes.
ISBN 0670040894 hardback
Other Titles Australia's WWII remembered by the men and women who lived it