Cricketers at War

Cricket heroes who also fought for Australia in battle
Product Number: EB00757937
Released: Sep 24, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781460711149
Publisher: ABC Books
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Description

Aussie cricketing heroes who also fought for Australia during wartime 'That's nothing. Pressure is having a Messerschmitt up your arse.' Keith Miller, when asked if he felt under pressure while captaining the NSW cricket team. Numerous heroes of Australian cricket have also proved themselves on the battlefield, from Gallipoli to Vietnam and beyond. Among them are some of Australia's most illustrious cricketing names: Donald Bradman, Keith Miller, Keith Carmody, Jack Fingleton and, in more recent years, Doug Walters. In this sport/history page-turner, veteran sports journalist Greg Growden tells their extraordinary stories of bravery, hardship, courage and human endeavour.

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Author(s): Greg Growden
Original Publish Date: Sep 24, 2019

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