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Arthur Blackburn, VC
Arthur Blackburn, VC
An Australian hero, his men, and their two world wars
by Andrew Faulkner
Publisher Wakefield Press
Published on: 24 August 2012
Categories Biography & Autobiography
ISBN: 9781741360103
Our Price: AU$ 79.95

About the Book
Gallipoli hero, Victoria Cross recipient, battalion and brigade commander, conqueror of Damascus and defiant antagonist of the Japanese - by any measure Arthur Seaforth Blackburn was one of Australia's most remarkable soldiers. This, the first Blackburn biography, details the famous battles that shaped Australia. It tells Blackburn's story through the eyes of his comrades, including many from his battalion who survived the horrors of the Burma Railway, and includes photographs taken by Blackburn never published before.
About the Author
Andrew Faulkner is an Adelaide-based journalist and author of the highly acclaimed biography Arthur Blackburn, VC. He has been given exclusive access to Len's copious diaries and has interviewed many of Len's comrades for this book.