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    y Fear Drive My Feet Peter Ryan , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1959 Z960014 1959 single work autobiography war literature

    'Fear Drive My Feet is Peter Ryan’s enduring account of his time patrolling isolated regions of New Guinea during World War II.

    'Far from his fellow Australians and with Japanese forces closing in around him, the eighteen-year-old Ryan endures the hardships of the jungle, overcoming loneliness, fatigue and fear with quiet courage. He finds beauty in the rugged mountain landscapes of New Guinea, and admires the charm and resourcefulness of its people.

    'Rarely out of print in the past four decades, Fear Drive My Feet is a classic memoir of the war in the Pacific, a major work of Australian war literature. For the work he describes in this book, Peter Ryan was awarded the Military Medal and mentioned in dispatches.' (Text Publishing 2015 edition)

    Melbourne : Text Publishing , 2015
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    y The Weekend Australian 27-28 June 2015 8683563 2015 newspaper issue 2015 pg. 18-19 Section: Review
    Note: With title: Growing up in a Jungle Combat Zone
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