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By Jeannine Baker

Why do Australians be aware of the names of Charles Bean, Alan Moorehead and Chester Wilmot, yet no longer Agnes Macready, Anne Matheson and Lorraine Stumm?
This is the hidden tale of Australian and New Zealand girls warfare journalists who fought for equality with their male colleagues and filed tales from the most conflicts of the 20th century.
In Australian girls warfare journalists, Jeannine Baker offers a much-needed account of the pioneering girls who said from the largest conflicts of the 20 th century. girls lined the South African struggle on the flip of the century, and Louise Mack witnessed the autumn of Antwerp in 1914. Others such Anne Matheson, Lorraine Stumm and Kate Webb wrote approximately momentous occasions together with the increase of Nazism, the liberation of the focus camps, the aftermath of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and the chilly warfare conflicts in Korea and Southeast Asia. those girls carved a course for brand spanking new generations of woman international correspondents who've equipped upon their legacy.
Jeannine Baker deftly attracts out the hyperlinks among the stories of those ladies and the modern realities confronted by way of girls newshounds of struggle, together with Monica Attard and Ginny Stein, permitting us to determine either in a brand new light.
‘Jeannine Baker peels away the layers of self-protection, worry or even pleasure to bare what it truly is wish to be a feminine overseas correspondent, in particular person who covers struggle. To undergo witness is rarely effortless. yet how a girl does this is more difficult than for her male opposite numbers. This booklet bears witness to the tales and the demanding situations of the numerous girls who've ventured clear of the security of a newsroom in to the fields of turmoil to record domestic. it's a attention-grabbing and confronting learn written through a compassionate writer, who's as curious as any international correspondent might be able to be.’ — Monica Attard OAM, Walkley Award successful journalist and previous ABC Russia correspondent

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