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Published: 29 January 2015

180 Pages | 11 illustrations

7.7 x 5.1 inches

ISBN: 9780195597356

Bookseller Code (06)

Furphies and Whizz-bangs: Anzac Slang from the Great War

Amanda Laugesen

  • Tells the story of a different, more human side of the First World War through the exploration of the slang words used by Australian soldiers in this war.
  • The book is divided into thematic chapters covering topics such as Languages, Enemies and Friends, Trench and Battlefield and Weapons and Technology of War.