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Hard Jacka war exploits of Albert Jacka VC MC Bar

Hard Jacka war exploits of Albert Jacka VC MC Bar

Hard Jacka by Michael Lawriwsky - used book

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Michael Lawriwsky’s insightful Hard Jacka breathes life into the real man behind the legend – ‘Jacka’ to his superiors, ‘Bert’ to his mates, ‘our Albert’ to his proud mother.

Michael Lawriwsky has written a superb account of the man whose acts of selfless heroism at Gallipoli would win him a VC, and whose bravery in the battlefields of France would win him the unswerving loyalty of his mates.

Hard Jacka is a rich and fascinating story about Albert Jacka and the Great War, its heroes and anti-heroes, their sacrifice, determination and larrikin humour. It’s a compelling tale about the deep bonds that life in the trenches developed between men – the quintessential Aussie mateship.


  • Weight in grams: 750
  • Total Pages: 421
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Nominal Roll ? :- no - but has extensive personal names of soldiers and their operations throughout text.
  • Dimensions in mm : 130 x 200 x 48
  • Cover Soft (SB) or Hardback (HB): Stiff Card Boards Printed Laminate
  • Comment: hard to obtain
  • Book Condition: No major problems very much as new quality

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