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.
Veitch has done a wonderful job . . . a fast-paced and thrilling tale - Daily Telegraph on Michael Veitch's Barney Greatrex should be part of Australian military folklore - Adelaide Advertiser on Michael Veitch's 44 Days fascinating . . . Veitch brings the story vividly to life - Sydney Morning Herald on Michael Veitch's Barney Greatrex In many ways a significant event in the history of Australia's participation in World War II, this book brings to life the people and the formidable situations they endured - making it a commendable resource for students of the history of the war in the Pacific, as well as an engrossing read for the general reader. - ReadPlus