FOR VALOUR: Australians and the Victoria Cross

By: Reid, Richard

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40pp., colour and b/white halftone plate illustrations throughout. Booklet clean and square. Spine firm, lightly bumped. Illustrated card wrapper mildly pressure marked, else very good. Textblock unmarked. Published to coincide with an Australia Post stamp series of VC winners, in 'For Valour', Richard Reid recounts the stories of some of Australia's VCs - stories of heroism and courage, of loyalty and self-sacrifice, stories of ordinary men caught up in extraordinary circumstances . . . Contents include: Prelims., The Victoria Cross, Boer War 1899-1902, World War I 1914-1918, World War 2 1939-1945, Vietnam War 1962-72, Remembering the VCs, Australia's VCs. Post publication, the heroism of Australian military personnel continues in the fields of conflict . . . LEST WE FORGET. Booklet weight approx. 240g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.

Title: FOR VALOUR: Australians and the Victoria Cross

Author Name: Reid, Richard

Categories: Australian Military History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Australia, Sprintpak/Australia Post Philatelic Group: 2000

ISBN Number: 0642368023

ISBN Number 13: 9780642368027

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 012946

Keywords: Military History, Australia, Victoria Cross Award Winners, Australia Post Philatelic Series (Military Awards), Reid, Richard