Somme Mud Young Readers' Edition
By Will Davies
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Beautifully presented young readers' edition of the bestselling memoir of a young soldier on the First World War's Western Front. 'It's the end of the 1916 winter and the
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Somme Mud Young Readers' Edition
9781864715743
Random House Australia
4 January 2011
EPUB
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352
1.93 MB
Children / Young Adults (12-99)
Younger Readers Edition
EN
Children's General Non-Fiction
General/trade

Author Biography

Will Davies spent 37 years working as an independent producer of mainly historical documentaries and series for the ABC and SBS. He retired in 2010. He began writing books with the first published in 2012 and to date has had ten books published. Somme Mud: The war experiences of an Australian infantryman in France 1916-1919, which he edited, has become a bestseller in Australia, the UK and The Netherlands. In The Footsteps of Private Lynch has also been published to acclaim in Australia and the UK. Beneath Hill 60 tells the true story of the Australian miners and soldiers who tunnelled under Hill 60 near Ypres and eventually broke through to create a new frontline. He was a member of the NSW Anzac Council, leads battlefield tours to the Western Front and has served on a number of boards. In 2018 he was awarded a Ph.D from the ANU and among other projects, is working to build a war memorial school in the French village of Pozieres.