I Was Only Nineteen (PB)
A powerful and moving picture book about the Vietnam War, based on the unforgettable Australian songTownsville lined the footpath as we marched down to the quay. This clipping from the paper shows us young and strong and clean. And there's me in my slouch hat, with my SLR and greens. God help me, I was only nineteen.John Schumann's unforgettable lyrics about the Vietnam War are etched in the memories and history books of Australia. Now they've been warmly brought to life by one of Australia's best-loved illustrators in this powerful and moving picture book.