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Tobruk 1941 Text Classics

Tobruk 1941 Text Classics

Author: Chester Wilmot
$15.99(NZD)  inc GST
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* Introduction by Peter Cochrane to be placed in major broadsheet newspaper such as the Australian * Reviews in broadsheet newspapers and military journals such as Reveille, Army News, and Australian Defence Magazine. * Reviews in historical publications such as the Victorian Historical Journal * Interviews with introducer Peter Cochrane on ABC and local radio. * Reading copies available before publication. * Shared advertising in magazines like the Monthly and the Big Issue. * Feature title in Text newsletters, website and social media campaigns.

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Chester Wilmot was born in 1911, and studied history and law at the University of Melbourne. After working briefly as a legal clerk, he became a war correspondent for the ABC and later the BBC, working in the Middle East, North Africa, Europe and New Guinea. A dynamic, innovative and sometimes controversial journalist, Wilmot reported from the frontlines of many key battles. He later settled in England, where he became a broadcaster and military historian. His second book, The Struggle for Europe (1952), was a bestseller and is still considered one of the finest books about World War II. Wilmot died in a plane crash in 1954.

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General Fields

  • : 9781925498455
  • : Text Publishing Co
  • : The Text Publishing Company
  • : April 2017
  • : 19.80 cmmm X 12.80 cmmm
  • : Australia
  • : April 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Chester Wilmot
  • : 464
  • : en
  • : 417
  • : Paperback