Bitesize Lunchtime Talk: Valiant for Truth
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Bitesize Lunchtime Talk: Valiant for Truth

Bitesize Lunchtime Talk: Valiant for Truth

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State Library of New South Wales

Metcalfe Auditorium, Ground Floor

Macquarie Street

Sydney, NSW 2000

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Valiant for Truth: The Life of Chester Wilmot, War Correspondent

Reginald William Winchester (Chester) Wilmot (1911–1954) was a renowned Australian war correspondent, broadcaster, journalist and writer. From the first triumphant North African battles of Bardia, Tobruk and Derna, to the heartbreaking disaster of the Greek Campaign, the epic struggle along the famed Kokoda Track, the momentous amphibious invasion at Normandy, and the eventual defeat of Nazi Germany, his voice stood above all others during BBC and ABC broadcasts throughout the Second World War.

Join bestselling author Neil McDonald as he talks about Valiant for Truth: The Life of Chester Wilmot, War Correspondent the first full biography of this enigmatic man.

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