The Resource The Wallabies at war, Greg Growden

The Wallabies at war, Greg Growden

Label
The Wallabies at war
Title
The Wallabies at war
Statement of responsibility
Greg Growden
Title variation
Rugby heroes who fought for Australia on the battlefield
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Aussie heroes who have proved themselves on the battlefield as well as on the sporting field. Members of the Wallabies, the national rugby union team, have fought in virtually every major conflict Australia has been involved in, including the Sudan, Boer War, China Expedition, both World Wars, Korea, Vietnam and East Timor. Among them are some of Australia's most illustrious footballers. In this book, a veteran sports journalist tells their extraordinary stories of bravery, hardship, courage and human endeavour. The strengths that made these young men sporting heroes are as important on the battlefield as on the sports field: teamwork, athleticism, tenacity, humour and courage. The Wallabies at War includes untold stories from Aussie military and sporting history - not just on the battlefield but from POW camps and even the Burma Railway - and a wealth of experiences from humour to tragedy, and from the depths of torture, injury and deprivation to achieving stunning post-war sporting comebacks.For anyone who loves their sport and their military history
Summary
Members of the Wallabies, the national rugby union team, have fought in virtually every major conflict Australia has been involved in, including the Sudan, Boer War, Boxer Rebellion, both World Wars, Korea, Vietnam and East Timor. Among them are some of Australia's most illustrious footballers. In this book, a veteran sports journalist tells their extraordinary stories of bravery, hardship, courage and human endeavour. The strengths that made these young men sporting heroes are as important on the battlefield as on the sports field: teamwork, athleticism, tenacity, humour and courage. The Wallabies at War includes untold stories from Aussie military and sporting history - not just on the battlefield but from POW camps and even the Burma Railway - and a wealth of experiences from humour to tragedy, and from the depths of torture, injury and deprivation to achieving stunning post-war sporting comebacks. For anyone who loves their sport and their military history.
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10679871
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Growden, Greg
Dewey number
796.3330994
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV945.9.A8
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wallabies (Rugby team)
  • Rugby Union football players
  • Rugby Union football
  • Soldiers
  • Australia
Target audience
adult
Label
The Wallabies at war, Greg Growden
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=3798283
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
on1047960193
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781460709085
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
53DABF1A-C767-4110-9E35-4FE6921C1B51
System control number
(OCoLC)1047960193
Label
The Wallabies at war, Greg Growden
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=3798283
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
on1047960193
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781460709085
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
53DABF1A-C767-4110-9E35-4FE6921C1B51
System control number
(OCoLC)1047960193

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