Michael Veitch is well known as an author, actor, comedian and former ABC television and radio presenter. His books include the critically acclaimed accounts of Australian airmen in World War II, 44 Days, Heroes of the Skies, Fly, Flak and Barney Greatrex. He lives in the Yarra Valley, outside Melbourne.
an extraordinary story - Gold Coast Bulletin Brilliantly researched and sympathetically told, 44 Days is more than just a fitting tribute to brave but overlooked heroes. It's also a top read. - Daily Telegraph on Michael Veitch's 44 DAYS should be part of Australian military folklore - Adelaide Advertiser on Michael Veitch's 44 DAYS compelling - Sydney Morning Herald on Michael Veitch's Heroes of the Skies fascinating - Sydney Morning Herald Michael Veitch, as in his brilliant 44 Days, weaves Barney's narrative with adroit segues into the wider war. - Adelaide Advertiser An entertaining and comprehensive tour . . . Few readers will remain unmoved. - Sydney Morning Herald on Michael Veitch's The Forgotten Islands A rich and enjoyable island-hopping journey. - SUNDAY HERALD SUN on Michael Veitch's THE FORGOTTEN ISLANDS