Read the biographies ofANZAC soldiers, as well asAir ForceandNavy soldiers,medics, aspy, anambulance driverand ahumanitarian; surviving battles in England, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the Pacific. Anzac Heroes includes famous soldiers such as New Zealand’s double Victoria Cross recipientCharles Upham, and much-honoured AustralianHughie Edwards. But you will also find not-so-well known indigenous soldiers, such asAlbert Knightfrom Australia andPeter Buckfrom New Zealand, and brave womenOlive King,Joice Loch,Nancy WakeandDr Jessie Scott.
Marco Ivancic’s stunning, lifelike images of men and women in action draw the reader into the defining moment for each hero.
• Anzac Heroes gives children an overview of the two World Wars, and takes them on a journey with some of the heroes • Gill has produced well-researched biographies, written with young readers in mind
• Includes stunning illustrations by Ivancic, as well as historical wartime photos • Detailed maps, timelines and charts add further depth