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By Mark Johnston

Stretcher-bearers is a compelling account of the adventure of Australian stretcher-bearers throughout the First and moment international Wars. revered army historian, Mark Johnston lines the advance of formal stretcher-bearing from its beginning within the early 19th century lower than Napoleon to the second one global struggle. Johnston attracts on debts through stretcher-bearers who labored at the entrance line, in addition to tributes from rescued infantrymen, to deepen our knowing of the an important position those squaddies performed in Gallipoli, Palestine, the Western entrance in global conflict I, and within the heart East and the Pacific in global warfare II. The narrative is additional pushed by means of wealthy imagery, that includes over a hundred thirty full-page images. This ebook offers a generously illustrated, enticing and relocating account of the background of the stretcher-bearer, a determine praised by means of numerous Diggers yet by no means formerly the topic of a book.

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