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The Resource Hell's bells & mademoiselles, by J. Maxwell ; with foreword by G.F. Murphy ; with afterword by Steve Martin

Hell's bells & mademoiselles, by J. Maxwell ; with foreword by G.F. Murphy ; with afterword by Steve Martin

Label
Hell's bells & mademoiselles
Title
Hell's bells & mademoiselles
Statement of responsibility
by J. Maxwell ; with foreword by G.F. Murphy ; with afterword by Steve Martin
Title variation
Hell's bells and mademoiselles
Creator
Contributor
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Genre
Language
eng
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 larrikinism and romantic adventures of the off-duty diggers. With a new afterword detailing Maxwell's life after reparation to Australia ..."--Back cover
Biography type
autobiography
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1896-1967
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Maxwell, J.
Dewey number
940.48194
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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1883-1962
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  • Martin, Steve
  • Murphy, G. F.
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  • Maxwell, J.
  • Australia
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Soldiers
  • Australia
Label
Hell's bells & mademoiselles, by J. Maxwell ; with foreword by G.F. Murphy ; with afterword by Steve Martin
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A true story of life, love and larrikinism on the Western Front"--Cover
Control code
000050109434
Dimensions
19 cm.
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
xiv, 271 p.
Isbn
9780732296650
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Label
Hell's bells & mademoiselles, by J. Maxwell ; with foreword by G.F. Murphy ; with afterword by Steve Martin
Publication
Note
"A true story of life, love and larrikinism on the Western Front"--Cover
Control code
000050109434
Dimensions
19 cm.
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
xiv, 271 p.
Isbn
9780732296650
Isbn Type
(hbk.)

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