The Victoria Cross : Australia Remembers
by Michael Madden
Editor: Big Sky Publishing
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This book is ambitious and strives to capture Australia’s most distinguished history of awards for acts of bravery in the face of the enemy and its highest military distinction, the Victoria Cross (VC)Since 1856 when the award was created by Queen Victoria, 100 Australian soldiers have been recognized by the Cross.This book, however, is not a traditional history book; it has a different approach to recognizing these remarkable AustraliansThrough 100 individual profiles of each Australian VC recipient, this book was written as a means for families and friends to give their views on the men they knew, and how the Victoria Cross touched and how the family coped after the fight was over.The profiles reveal the extent to which these men from all walks of life and the rich colour of the family and community of originThe author, taken in charge by volunteers of the Totally And Definitely Unfit Ex-Military And Victoria Women’s Association Inc.(TPI Victoria), travelled across Australia and around the world to interview family, peers and friends about these remarkable 100 AustraliansAll these components have been brought together to tell the story of the creation of the Victoria Cross, how it evolved to find its place in modern Australia, and to illuminate the lives of these Australians with an incredible number of photos from these trips, but also from official sources and families
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