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Issue Details: First known date: 2014... 2014 I Was Only Nineteen
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'Townsville lined the footpath as we marched down to the quay. This clipping from the paper shows us young and strong and clean. And there's me in my slouch hat, with my SLR and greens. God help me, I was only nineteen.

'John Schumann's unforgettable lyrics about the Vietnam War are etched in our memories and into our history books. Now they've been warmly brought to life by one of Australia's best-loved illustrators.' (Publication abstract)

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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2014 .
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      Cover image courtesy of Allen & Unwin.
      Extent: 32p.
      Reprinted: Feb 2019 (paperback)
      Note/s:
      • Published March 2014
      ISBN: 9781743317235

Works about this Work

Review : I Was Only Nineteen Merle Morcom , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Good Reading , March 2014; (p. 69)

— Review of I Was Only Nineteen John Schumann , 2014 single work picture book
Wrath, Greed, Sloth...and Zaniness Stephen Romei , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 2-3 August 2014; (p. 22)

— Review of Mr Chicken Lands on London Leigh Hobbs , 2014 single work picture book ; Pig the Pug Aaron Blabey , 2014 single work picture book ; That Car! Cate Kennedy , 2014 single work picture book ; Little Owl Phillip Gwynne , 2014 single work picture book ; My Nanna is a Ninja Damon Young , 2014 single work picture book ; The Last Viking Returns Norman Jorgensen , 2014 single work picture book ; Edward and the Great Discovery Rebecca McRitchie , 2014 single work picture book ; Rivertime Trace Balla , 2014 picture book graphic novel ; I Was Only Nineteen John Schumann , 2014 single work picture book
[Review] I Was Only Nineteen Katharine England , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 26 April 2014; (p. 25)

— Review of I Was Only Nineteen John Schumann , 2014 single work picture book
Beyond Words Amanda Keenan , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The West Australian , 12 April 2014; (p. 14)
Vietnam Vet's Lament a New Picture Book for Children Deborah Bogle , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 24 February 2014; (p. 3)
[Review] I Was Only Nineteen Allison Paterson , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 29 no. 1 2014; (p. 27)

— Review of I Was Only Nineteen John Schumann , 2014 single work picture book
Bringing the War Home Heather Zubek , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian 2014; (p. 6-7)

— Review of The Afghanistan Pup Mark Wilson , 2014 single work children's fiction ; I Was Only Nineteen John Schumann , 2014 single work picture book ; The Poppy Andrew Plant , 2014 single work picture book ; Gallipoli Kerry Greenwood , 2014 single work picture book
[Review] I Was Only Nineteen Katharine England , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 26 April 2014; (p. 25)

— Review of I Was Only Nineteen John Schumann , 2014 single work picture book
Wrath, Greed, Sloth...and Zaniness Stephen Romei , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 2-3 August 2014; (p. 22)

— Review of Mr Chicken Lands on London Leigh Hobbs , 2014 single work picture book ; Pig the Pug Aaron Blabey , 2014 single work picture book ; That Car! Cate Kennedy , 2014 single work picture book ; Little Owl Phillip Gwynne , 2014 single work picture book ; My Nanna is a Ninja Damon Young , 2014 single work picture book ; The Last Viking Returns Norman Jorgensen , 2014 single work picture book ; Edward and the Great Discovery Rebecca McRitchie , 2014 single work picture book ; Rivertime Trace Balla , 2014 picture book graphic novel ; I Was Only Nineteen John Schumann , 2014 single work picture book
Review : I Was Only Nineteen Merle Morcom , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Good Reading , March 2014; (p. 69)

— Review of I Was Only Nineteen John Schumann , 2014 single work picture book
Unflinching Anti-War Anthem Now a Tale for Kids Stephen Romei , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian , 31 March 2014; (p. 3)
Debunking the Anzac Myth Starts with the Stories We Tell our Children Paul Daley , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Guardian , 3 April 2014;
Red Gum Classic Told in Pictures 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 22 April 2014; (p. 10)
Vietnam Vet's Lament a New Picture Book for Children Deborah Bogle , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 24 February 2014; (p. 3)
Beyond Words Amanda Keenan , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The West Australian , 12 April 2014; (p. 14)
Last amended 31 Oct 2018 09:04:11
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  • Townsville, Townsville area, Marlborough - Mackay - Townsville area, Queensland,
  • c
    Vietnam,
    c
    Southeast Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
  • ca. 1960-1975
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