Hey history fans, we have a few for you, too! Join Peter Cochrane as he discusses his latest book, Best We Forget: The War for White Australia, 1914-18 with Roland Perry, who brings along his biography of Stan Savige: Anzac Sniper: The extraordinary story of Stan Savige, one of Australia's greatest soldiers. With Best We Forget, expect an illuminating talk about how the racial preoccupations that shaped Australia’s preparation for and commitment to the war have been lost to popular memory. And with Perry, hear about the extraordinary story of Stan Savige - from Gallipoli marksman to Pacific War General and the founder of Legacy. Aussie history buffs, this one is a must-hear! 7 Sept 1130am.
The next day we have an amazing and best of all, FREE! event on 8 Sept 1030am: Pompey Elliott At War. Hear award-winning biographer Ross McMullin discuss his enthralling book Pompey Elliott At War: In His Own Words about Australia's most famous fighting general. The book includes Pompey’s letters and diaries, which were extraordinarily frank, forthright, emotional and controversial. McMullin is in conversation with Ursula Cleary, and McMullin is known to be an entertaining speaker, bringing history to life.
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