Heroes of Hamel: The Australians and Americans whose WWI Victory Changed Modern Warfare, Vintage & Random House, Melbourne, 2018; e-book available
The battle of Hamel was remarkable for its speed, the tactics employed, numerous acts of extreme bravery, and the fact that for the first time in history American troops fought under Australian command. [The book] explores the preparations and ramifications for this blitzkreig … (blurb)
The book is reviewed for Honest History by Andrew Richardson, along with Monash’s Masterpiece, by Peter FitzSimons. Fairfax review (of both books) by Michael McKernan. Review in Military History and Heritage Victoria. The author talks on Perth radio.
Dando-Collins’ biography of author Paul Brickhill is reviewed on Honest History. Australian War Memorial historian Aaron Pegram writes about Hamel. The Australian War Memorial’s Battle of Hamel virtual reality experience. War Memorial Director Nelson on 2GB. Minister Chester media release. Chester speech. ABC report. Fairfax report. Chris Roberts and Peter Stanley on the inflation of Monash.