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The jungle dark, Steve Strevens

Label
The jungle dark
Title
The jungle dark
Statement of responsibility
Steve Strevens
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The powerful true story behind the classic Aussie song I Was Only Nineteen. On 21 July 1969, the soldiers of 3 Platoon crouched in the scrubby Vietnamese landscape listening to the news on the radio: Neil Armstrong had just stepped onto the moon.Moments later, Platoon Commander Lieutenant Peter Hines stepped on a mine and the platoon was engulfed in a maelstrom of dirt, smoke and blood. This is the true story of Frank 'Frankie' Hunt and the other soldiers of 3 Platoon, A Company, 6 Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment who became the inspiration for Redgum's 1983 hit song I Was Only Nineteen - the anthem for the veterans of the Vietnam War.The Jungle Dark traverses the deep unhealed wounds of Vietnam soldiers and the song that finally brought them home
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
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1948-
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Strevens, Steve
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Read how you want 16
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  • Hunt, Frank
  • Australia
  • Soldiers
  • War songs
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Australia
Target audience
adult
Label
The jungle dark, Steve Strevens
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally published: Sydney, NSW : Macmillan, 2015
  • Set in 16 point Verdana
  • Copyright page from the original book
  • Optimized reading formats
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 375) and index
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
EasyRead large edition.
Extent
xvii, 392 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781458765840
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a154536
  • (Sirsi) a154536
Label
The jungle dark, Steve Strevens
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally published: Sydney, NSW : Macmillan, 2015
  • Set in 16 point Verdana
  • Copyright page from the original book
  • Optimized reading formats
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 375) and index
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
EasyRead large edition.
Extent
xvii, 392 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781458765840
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a154536
  • (Sirsi) a154536

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