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Alternative title: Tail Arse Charlie
Note: Edited, augmented and arranged by Grace Perry.
Issue Details: First known date: 1982 no. 82 1982 of Poetry Australia est. 1964
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Notes

  • Dedication: dedicated to the Air Gunners and all other members of the R.A.A.F. stationed in U.K. during World War II.

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Notes:
The radio play version of this book, entitled 'The World Faces Johnny Tripod', was produced by Rodney Wetherell of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation under the title 'Tail Arse Charlie', (euphemism for WWII Air Force tail gunners). It was broadcast on National Network - Anzac Day 1982 and 1983. Air gunner Johnny Tripod (John in this Play) was killed in action over Germany, 1944). (Author note in Poetry Australia No. 133)
Notes:
Editor's note: 'Photographs and related narratives, selected by the editor, are from the collection and are used with the permission of the Australian War Memorial'
Notes:
Author note: Events and characters in poems in this book are composite images from the 1939-45 air war in Europe recollected after 35 years.
    • Berrima, Moss Vale - Marulan area, Southern Highlands - Southern Tablelands, Southeastern NSW, New South Wales,: South Head Press , 1982 .
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 0909185077

Works about this Work

The Gun Falls Over and Goes Bang : The Poetry of John Millett Keith Russell , 1987 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , December no. 109 1987; (p. 29-32)
Search for Quality Kerryn Goldsworthy , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: Island Magazine , Spring no. 16 1983; (p. 43-45)

— Review of Desert Mother : Poems Phil Collier 1982 selected work poetry ; Flowers of Emptiness Rudi Krausmann 1982 selected work poetry ; Poetry Australia no. 82 John Millett 1982 periodical issue poetry ; Kaddish and Other Poems Fay Zwicky 1982 selected work poetry
The Pity War Distilled Frank Kellaway , 1982 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , October no. 89 1982; (p. 59-60)

— Review of Poetry Australia no. 82 John Millett 1982 periodical issue poetry
A Distressed View from the Gun Turret Peter Ward , 1982 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 24-25 April 1982; (p. 10)

— Review of Poetry Australia no. 82 John Millett 1982 periodical issue poetry
Search for Quality Kerryn Goldsworthy , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: Island Magazine , Spring no. 16 1983; (p. 43-45)

— Review of Desert Mother : Poems Phil Collier 1982 selected work poetry ; Flowers of Emptiness Rudi Krausmann 1982 selected work poetry ; Poetry Australia no. 82 John Millett 1982 periodical issue poetry ; Kaddish and Other Poems Fay Zwicky 1982 selected work poetry
The Pity War Distilled Frank Kellaway , 1982 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , October no. 89 1982; (p. 59-60)

— Review of Poetry Australia no. 82 John Millett 1982 periodical issue poetry
A Distressed View from the Gun Turret Peter Ward , 1982 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 24-25 April 1982; (p. 10)

— Review of Poetry Australia no. 82 John Millett 1982 periodical issue poetry
The Gun Falls Over and Goes Bang : The Poetry of John Millett Keith Russell , 1987 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , December no. 109 1987; (p. 29-32)
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