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y separately published work icon The Lost Boys single work   biography  
Alternative title: Lost Boys : The Untold Stories of the Under-age Soldiers Who Fought in the First World War.
Issue Details: First known date: 2019... 2019 The Lost Boys
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'In the Great War of 1914–1918, thousands of boys across Australia and New Zealand lied about their age, forged a parent’s signature and left to fight in a war on the other side of the world. Though some were as young as thirteen, they soon found they could die as well as any man. Like Peter Pan’s lost boys, they have remained forever young. These are their stories.

'This extraordinary book captures the incredible and previously untold stories of 40 Anzac boys who fought in the Great War, from Gallipoli to the Armistice. Featuring haunting images of the boys taken at training camps and behind the lines, these tales are both heartbreaking and rousing, full of daring, ingenuity, recklessness, random horror and capricious luck.

'A unique perspective on World War I, The Lost Boys is military history made deeply personal, a powerful homage to youthful bravery and a poignant reminder of the horror of war.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • South Melbourne, South Melbourne - Port Melbourne area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Affirm Press , 2019 .
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      Extent: 368p.p.
      Edition info: Paperback 30 June 2020
      • Published 29 October 2019.
      ISBN: 9781925870503
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