An Australian Dambuster, Red Zone Baghdad, Rugby in the Army & Jack Bell’s War


These books are all from the pen of Marcus Fielding, currently president of Military History & Heritage Victoria (link here) .

Marcus Fielding joined the Regular Army in 1983 and graduated from the Royal Military College Duntroon as a Lieutenant in 1986. In the following decades of military service he held a broad range of senior appointments. He participated in four operational deployments. In 1992 he directed operations to clear land mines in Afghanistan. In 1995 he coordinated infrastructure construction projects in Haiti.

In 1999 and 2000 Marcus directed security operations and coordinated the repatriation of displaced persons as part of the Australian-led international force in East Timor. For his work in East Timor, he was awarded Commendation for Distinguished Service.

In 2008 and 2009 Marcus spent nine months as a senior member of the Headquarters Multi-National Force–Iraq in Baghdad. There are few Australian books written about the contentious war in Iraq. Red Zone Baghdad presents a rare glimpse into the reality of an officer’s war in our time.

His books include:

  • Red Zone Baghdad
    My War in Iraq
    ISBN 9780648110774
  • In the Field and On the Field
    A Highlight History of the Australian Army Rugby Union
    ISBN: 9780648074540
  • Comrades in Arms and Rugby
    The remarkable achievements of the 1919 Australian Imperial Force Rugby Union Squad
    ISBN: 9780648308287
  • Jack Bell’s War
    The remarkable story of an Australian airman and POW in North Africa, Italy and Germany
    ISBN 9780648074595
  • Les Knight
    Australia’s Dambuster
    ISBN: 9780648355281

For more information about each book and buying options, go to this link



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