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Main Title: Hell's bells and mademoiselles / by J. Maxwell ; with foreword by G.F. Murphy ; with afterword by Steve Martin. Book Cover
Author: Maxwell, J. (Joseph), 1896-1967
Murphy, G. F. (George Francis), 1883-1962
Martin, Steve
Imprint: HarperCollins, 2012.
Collation: xiv, 271 p. : hbk ; 19 cm.
Summary: Hell's bells & mademoiselles is the rollicking eyewitness account of the role of the 18th Battalion AIF in the First World War by one of its most decorated soldiers, the irrepressible Joe Maxwell. Maxwell served at Gallipoli before being transferred to the Western Front. In just twelve months during 1917-1918 he was commissioned and awarded the DCM, Military Cross and Bar, and VC. This colourful memoir is a unique record of life as a World War One digger: Maxewell was in many of the major battles of the Western Front and graphically describes the action he saw, as well as the notorious larrikinsim and romantic adventures of the off-duty diggers. With a new afterword detailling Maxwell's life after reparation to Australia ..."--Back cover.
Subject: Maxwell, J. (Joseph), 1896-1967
18th Battalion
Australian Army
World War, 1914-1918
Military history
Western Front
ISBN: 9780732296650 (hbk.)
"A true story of life, love and larrikinism on the Western Front"--Cover.
Result Collection Location Shelf No Status Notes
Non-Fiction Main Library 940.418 MAX Available