LISTEN to Graham Wilson tomorrow on 774 ABC Melbourne Conversation Hour with Jon Faine – 11am EST – Graham will be talking about his new book Dust Donkeys and Delusions. He’s also taking his fender along as one of the other guests is Janie Hendrix, Jimi’s little sister. Make sure you listen in Thurs 21 June at 11am!
Should be interesting!
Grahams book examines and clinically debunks the myth that has grown up around Private John Simpson Kirkpatrick, the so-called ‘Man with the Donkey’, the quintessential Australian ‘hero’ of Gallipoli. While the various elements of the Simpson myth have now become popularly accepted as ‘history’, Dust, Donkeys and Delusion shows clearly, based on historical documents, both official and unofficial, that almost every word ever spoken or written about Simpson following his death is false.
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