On Thursday 18 May at 6pm, the launch of the book Jewish Anzacs; Jews in the Australian Military written by Mark Dapin, the Award Winning author of The Nashos’ War and Spirit House.
The book reveals the personal, often extraordinary stories of many Jewish serviceman and women: from air aces to POWs, from nurses to generals and from generation to generation. Weaving together official records, interviews, private letters and diaries, Dapin explores the diverse lives of his subjects and reflects on their valour, patriotism, mateship, faith and sacrifice.
The keynote speaker at the launch will be Lieutenant General Kenneth James “Ken” Gillespie AC, DSC, CSM who served as Vice Chief of the Defence Force from 2005 – 2008, then Chief of Army from 2008 until his retirement in 2011.
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