Aussie Heroes: Sir Edward ‘Weary’ Dunlop.

Edwards, Hazel.

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Primary school age children will enjoy this story of the famous Australian doctor who was also very good at sport. During the Second World War he was captured by the Japanese and became a Prisoner of War. He helped many of his fellow prisoners and became known for his leadership and communication skills with the enemy.

$7.95

SKU: 9781921042706


Description

Edward Dunlop was determined to become a doctor. Born in Melbourne, he was fascinated with both medical science and the great outdoors. Whilst studying medicine he earned the nickname 'Weary' and gained a reputation as a dedicated doctor and sportsman. In November 1939, after the outbreak of World War II, Weary signed up for the Australian Army. In April 1942 Weary and his men were captured and became prisoners of war. During this time Weary became known for his leadership and communication skills with the enemy. After the war Weary was committed to caring for war veterans.

Book Details

Author Edwards, Hazel.
Format PB
Publisher New Frontier Pty Ltd
Imprint New Frontier Pty Ltd
Number of Pages 128
Publish Date 1/08/2010
Catalogue Oct17
Catalogue book number 56