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5 out of 5 stars
By Mr. George Sabados on 01-10-15

What an amazing Australian!

This audiobook went beyond what I thought was going to a book on the 'war general' and delved into the passions and interests of Monash prior, during & after the war. I got to experience the 'human' side to what has been, in so many history books, a rather two dimensional figure.
I found the ongoing machinations of Hughes, Murdoch & C.E.W. Bean elucidating - finally putting paid to why Monash was not heralded as a hero general by the latter in his works. If you want an example of How sheer brilliance, force of character & integrity can win out despite the odds, then I highly recommend this audiobook.

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4 of 4 people found this review helpful

4 out of 5 stars
By Tracey on 06-30-15


If you could sum up Monash in three words, what would they be?

a remarkable man

What was one of the most memorable moments of Monash?

the war statistic,s against the germans in that main battle

What does David Tredinnick bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

david seem,s to bring out the character in the storyline he is a very good and interresting reader

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

the story of the monier bridges in there early stage and tests

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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By Stuart on 03-09-15

mandatory reading for the centenary of Gallipoli

Meticulius research by Perry make his ascertions compelling. Story with a great reading performance was extraordinary

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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By CXP on 09-21-16

History everyone should know

I regret I had not read this book when it was first published. Fascinating and important history.

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