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Marks Of War: War Neurosis And The Legacy Of Kokoda John Raftery

Marks Of War: War Neurosis And The Legacy Of Kokoda

John Raftery

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ISBN : 9780957996021
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Dr John Raftery spent ten years researching the effects of war on veterans from the infamous Kokoda campaign in 1942, when Australian troops repelled the Japanese in a horrific struggle across the mountains of New Guinea. He found that while many ofMoreDr John Raftery spent ten years researching the effects of war on veterans from the infamous Kokoda campaign in 1942, when Australian troops repelled the Japanese in a horrific struggle across the mountains of New Guinea. He found that while many of the men were able to return to a seemingly successful life after the war, they carried the marks of war deep within them. For some, the past has come back to trouble them in their later years. John Raftery paints a very human portrait of the lives of these men, and the difficulties that they and their families have had to cope with.