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Issue Details: First known date: 1986... 1986 Fighting Words : Australian War Writing
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Contents

* Contents derived from the Port Melbourne, South Melbourne - Port Melbourne area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,:Lothian , 1986 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
First Encounter: Who Runs the War?, A. B. Paterson , single work short story humour war literature (p. 2-6)
Elands Riveri"It was on the fourth of August, as five hundred of us lay", George Essex Evans , single work poetry war literature (p. 12-13)
Butchered to Make a Dutchman's Holidayi"In prison cell I sadly sit,", Breaker Morant , single work poetry satire war literature (p. 18-19)
The Beastly Game, Harley Matthews , single work short story (p. 54-57)
Before Actioni"We always had to do our work at night.", Leon Gellert , single work poetry war literature (p. 58)
A Night Attacki"Be still. The bleeding night is in suspense", Leon Gellert , single work poetry war literature (p. 58-59)
The Attack at Dawni"'At every cost,' they said, 'it must be done.'", Leon Gellert , single work poetry war literature (p. 59)
Untitled, Private 19022 , single work war literature (p. 92-99)
Friends and Mates (from The Middle Parts of Fortune : Somme & Ancre, 1916), Private 19022 , extract war literature (p. 108)
Anzac Types : The Anzac Touch, Harley Matthews , single work short story humour (p. 116-118)
Anzac Types : Saints and Soldiers, Harley Matthews , single work short story humour (p. 118-122)
The Winning Side, Peter Corris , extract (p. 153-157)
Beach Buriali"Softly and humbly to the Gulf of Arabs", Kenneth Slessor , single work poetry war literature (p. 164)
We Were the Rats (from We Were the Rats), Lawson Glassop , extract (p. 169-175)
Overpaid, Oversexed and Over Here (from The Veterans), Eric Lambert , extract (p. 209-214)
Insubordination (from The Veterans), Eric Lambert , extract (p. 249-251)
Zero Over Rabaul, David Campbell , single work short story war literature (p. 267-274)
Men in Greeni"There were fifteen men in green,", David Campbell , single work poetry war literature (p. 275-276)
Chocolate Soldiers (from The Last Blue Sea), David Forrest , single work short story (p. 288-293)
I Wished I'd Liked Him Better (from The Wine of God's Anger), Kenneth Cook , extract (p. 342-345)

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Works about this Work

Untitled J. Shaw , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 9 August 1986; (p. 44)

— Review of Fighting Words : Australian War Writing 1986 anthology poetry short story extract prose
...and the View from the Trenches Ross Fitzgerald , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 11 October 1986; (p. 19)

— Review of Fighting Words : Australian War Writing 1986 anthology poetry short story extract prose
The Thankless Task of the Anthologist : War Writing, Familiar and Un Robin Gerster , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 84 1986; (p. 27-28)

— Review of Fighting Words : Australian War Writing 1986 anthology poetry short story extract prose
The Thankless Task of the Anthologist : War Writing, Familiar and Un Robin Gerster , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 84 1986; (p. 27-28)

— Review of Fighting Words : Australian War Writing 1986 anthology poetry short story extract prose
...and the View from the Trenches Ross Fitzgerald , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 11 October 1986; (p. 19)

— Review of Fighting Words : Australian War Writing 1986 anthology poetry short story extract prose
Untitled J. Shaw , 1986 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 9 August 1986; (p. 44)

— Review of Fighting Words : Australian War Writing 1986 anthology poetry short story extract prose
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