Captains of the Soul H/C Hardback

by Michael Gladwin;


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Captains of the Soul H/C

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Known affectionately as 'Padres', chaplains have been integral to the Australian Army for a century.From the legendary William 'Fighting Mac' McKenzie, whose friendships with diggers in the trenches of Gallipoli and France made him a national figure in 1918, to Harold Wardale-Greenwood, who died caring for the sick while a POW on the brutal Sandakan 'death march' in July 1945, this book assesses the contribution of Australian Army chaplains in conflicts and peacekeeping missions, in barracks and among service families.Drawing on a wealth of original archival material and little known published sources, Captains of the soul represents the first comprehensive account of Australian Army chaplains. It surveys their changing role and experience from the Great War of 1914-18 to the recent conflict in Afghanistan; charts the evolution of the Royal Australian Army Chaplains' Department across its first century; and addresses the significance of Army chaplaincy for Australia's military, religious and cultural history. It is a story of personal conviction and selfless devotion.

Captains of the Soul H/C by Michael Gladwin was published by Big Sky Publishing in December 2013. The ISBN for Captains of the Soul H/C is 9781922132529.

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Page last updated 12th August 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherBig Sky Publishing (December 2013)
Weight885g
Number of Pages412
Thickness28 mm
Height231 mm
Width155 mm
ISBN9781922132529
ISBN-101922132527
Product Code4455509
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