Bad Characters: Sex, Crime, Mutiny, Murder and the Australian Imperial Force

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Allen & Unwin, 2010 - Military deserters - 287 pages
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Australia's long-standing love affair with the Diggers has blinded us to the dark side of the Anzac legend. This book tells the story of the Australian soldiers in the Great War who were not heroes, soldiers who committed offences and crimes, those who deserted, robbed and murdered their comrades and more.
 

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Contents

The Good and the
The AIF in Cairo Australians criticised Civilians in uniform Anzac Criminals in the AIF
VICTIMS
VETERANS
RETURNED
Acknowledgments
Bibliography
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Dr Peter Stanley migrated with his family from Britain aged ten in 1966. He has become Australia's leading military-social historian, the author of twenty books, including

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