Aussie Soldier Up Close and Personal Ebook

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Language: English
Publication Date: May 2010
File Size: 2079 Kbytes

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Compassion, Mateship, Courage, Initiative, Loyalty, Integrity and Trust. These core values are the backbone of the soldier and are highlighted in the personal anecdotes and stories recounted in Aussie Soldier. From World War One to the modern day confl ict Australian soldiers young and old provide an up close and personal perspective on the Army’s core values and how being a soldier is more then just putting on a uniform. With anecdotes and excerpts from diaries that have never been published plus stories and personal perspectives from the battle grounds of Europe, the jungles of New Guinea and Vietnam, the desert sands of Iraq the complexities of Afghanistan as well as the peace keeping missions in Rwanda, Timor and Somalia our soldiers honest and thoughtful accounts run the gamut of emotions. In addition Aussie Soldier includes stories about the Larrikin, Close Calls in Battle, extracts of Diaries and Letters as well as a 30 page Battle Book that summarises some of Australia’s most famous battles and more. Confronting, thoughtful and with a sense of humour the collection of stories featured in Aussie Soldier also provide an insight into the human element of a high profi le and often misconstrued fi eld of expertise.


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