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Damien Parer and George Silk with the Australians at War in New Guinea

PHOTOGRAPHY

208 Pages, 7 1/2 x 10

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $24.95 (US $24.95) (CA $33.95)

Publication Date: October 2005

ISBN 9781741146318

Rights: US, CA, CN, KR & TW

Allen & Unwin (Oct 2005)

Price: $24.95
 
 

Overview

Bringing one of Australia's most gripping war campaigns to life, this photography collection highlights the work of two great World War II photographers and presents an historical analysis of each shot, the photographers' reactions to their subjects, and look at the very nature of the fighting in what was one of the Australian army's greatest tests.

Author Biography

Neil McDonald is the author of War Cameraman: The Story of Damien Parer and the curator of Still Action, the first exhibition of Parer's war photography. Peter Brune is a leading authority and writer on the Australian campaigns in New Guinea during World War II. He is the author of A Bastard of a Place, Gona's Gone, The Spell Broken, Those Ragged Bloody Heroes, and We Band of Brothers.