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The Red Feather single work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 1918... 1918 The Red Feather
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A returned soldier, wounded out of the war, tells the story of his revenge against a women who had been handing out white feathers to unenlisted men.

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Notes

  • The 'white feather/red feather' theme which features in this work appears to have had a wide circulation during World War I. It also features in the recruiting story 'One of the Anzacs', which was published under various titles in the Australian newspapers during 1916.

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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Weekly Times no. 2535 9 March 1918 7791392 1918 newspaper issue 1918 pg. 6
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