By Peter Stanley
In Charles Bean, guy, fantasy, legacy, Australia’s best army historians – together with Peter Stanley, Peter Burness, Michael McKernan, Jeffrey gray, Peter Edwards, David Horner, Peter Rees and Craig Stockings – examine the guy, the parable, and his long-reaching legacy.
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Charles Bean: Man, myth, legacy by Peter Stanley