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Our Stories : For Valour : Australia's Victoria Cross Heroes - Nicholas Brasch

Our Stories

For Valour : Australia's Victoria Cross Heroes

Paperback Published: 1st April 2013
ISBN: 9781742032313
Number Of Pages: 32
For Ages: 8+ years old

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Stories of heroism, courage and sacrifice.

Extraordinary courage and unbelievable nerve - that s what it takes to be awarded a Victoria Cross. Acts such as jumping into enemy trenches with just a bayonet for defence or catching enemy bombs midair and throwing them back. More than one and a half million Australians have fought in a war, yet only ninety-eight have been awarded the Victoria Cross, the oCmmonwealth s highest military honour for bravery. For Valour: Australia s Victoria Cross Heroes tells some of their remarkable stories.

About the Author

Nicolas Brasch is the author of more than 350 books for children and young adults. His books have been sold in every major English-speaking market including Australia, USA, UK, Canada, South Africa, Zimbabwe and New Zealand, as well as several non-English speaking markets including South Korea, Germany and Turkey.

Industry Reviews

Text is accessible, and explanations are child-friendly but not sanitised. Illustration is by way of historical photographs.
A useful resource for exploring an important topic.

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ISBN: 9781742032313
ISBN-10: 1742032311
Series: Our Stories
Audience: Children
For Ages: 8+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 1st April 2013
Publisher: Walker Books Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 29.8 x 21.1  x 0.4
Weight (kg): 0.17

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