By Karen Middleton
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Monash in his personal phrases . . . lengthy ahead of this letter can probably succeed in you, nice occasions for you to stir the total international and pass down in heritage can have occurred, to the everlasting glory of Australia and all who've participated. —John Monash, 24 April 1915These outstanding, intimate letters from normal Sir John Monash to his spouse and daughter, list his reports all through global warfare I, from touchdown at Gallipoli to best decisive battles at the Western entrance.
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An Unwinnable War: Australia In Afghanistan by Karen Middleton