Noonan, David: recounting WWI casualties

Noonan, David

Those We Forget: Recounting Australian Casualties of the First World War, Melbourne University Publishing, Carlton, Vic., 2014

The book argues that ‘official Australian casualty statistics suffered by the men of the Australian Imperial Force in the First World War are seriously wrong, with significant inaccuracies and omissions’. The author’s research into soldiers’ records ‘has revealed that hospitalisations for wounding, illness and injury suffered by men of the AIF are five times greater than officially acknowledged today’. (blurb)

Extracts. The author writes about the book. An American review.

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