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Peter Brune

Peter Brune is the bestselling author of A Bastard of a Place: The Australians in Papua; Those Ragged Bloody Heroes: From the Kokoda Trail to Gona Beach 1942 and most recently Descent into Hell: The fall of Singapore – Pudu and Changi – the Thai-Burma Railway.

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Valiant for Truth
December 2016
Following the war he continued reporting and broadcasting, and published  The Struggle for   Europe , his classic account of the Normandy invasion and its aftermath. He was tragically killed in the crash of the BOAC Comet over Greece in 1954, returning from Australia where he had been covering the Royal Tour.