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Hugh Dolan is a former intelligence officer with the Royal Australian Air Force. He is the author of 36 Days: The Untold Story Behind the Gallipoli Landings (2010), presenter of the documentary Gallipoli From Above and general military historian-at-large. (Source: Booktopia)

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y separately published work icon Ned Kelly: The Man Behind the Mask Sydney : NewSouth Publishing , 2016 9173093 2016 single work single work graphic novel biography

'The story of Ned Kelly, Australia's most famous outlaw in an action-packed graphic novel format!

'Edward ' Ned' Kelly was born in 1855 into a poor Irish immigrant family in rural Victoria. He grew up loyal to his family, angry at the injustice he saw in Australian society and desperate to better his situation by any means. Often in trouble with the police, the so-called Kelly Gang was involved in horse and cattle stealing, bank robbing, kidnapping and, ultimately, murder.

'But he was the only bushranger to write a famous and compelling letter explaining his behaviour. After a legendary shoot-out, Ned was captured by police and later hanged at Melbourne Gaol. Folk hero or criminal, this is the story of Ned Kelly as you've never seen it before.' (Publication summary)

2016 shortlisted Educational Publishing Awards Australia Secondary
y separately published work icon Reg Saunders : An Indigenous War Hero Sydney : NewSouth Publishing , 2015 8470850 2015 single work graphic novel

'The little-known story of Reg Saunders, the first Indigenous Australian to become an officer in the Army, retold in action-packed graphic format. Reg Saunders MBE (1920-90) not only survived the World War II battlefields in the Middle East, North Africa, Greece, Crete and New Guinea, but excelled as a military leader. He was recommended for officer training and, in 1944, returned to New Guinea as a platoon commander - the first Aboriginal Australian to serve as a commissioned officer. What happened during the war to transform a determined young man from country Victoria into a war hero - one who would go on to serve with distinction in the Korean War, and become a pioneering figure for Indigenous rights?' (Source: Publishers website)

2015 winner Educational Publishing Awards Australia Secondary Student Resource - Junior
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