Neil McDonald is a film historian and author. Hisbooks include Kokoda Front Line: the amazing storyof legendary Australian war cameraman Damien Parer(revised edition 2012). He is co-author with PeterBrune of 200 Shots, a pictorial account of Australianfighting on the Kokoda Track. Peter Brune is the bestselling author of A Bastardof a Place: the Australians in Papua; Those RaggedBloody Heroes: from the Kokoda Trail to Gona Beach1942 and most recently Descent into Hell: The fallof Singapore - Pudu and Changi - the Thai Burmarailway.
'This is a wonderfully evocative, superbly detailed account of a truly great Australian who was an exemplar of journalism at its best. Wilmot, a demon for accuracy, saw it all, chronicled it all, and it is only right that his extraordinary life in turn be so superbly brought back to life.' - Peter FitzSimons