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, Barney Greatrex, Turning Point and The Battle of the Bismarck Sea. He lives in the Yarra Valley, outside Melbourne.
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 TELEGRAPHshould be part of Australian military folklore. - ADELAIDE ADVERTISERAn entertaining and comprehensive tour . . . Few readers will remain unmoved. - SYDNEY MORNING HERALD on Michael Veitch's THE FORGOTTEN ISLANDScompelling - SYDNEY MORNING HERALD on Michael Veitch's HEROES OF THE SKIESA rich and enjoyable island-hopping journey. - SUNDAY HERALD SUN on Michael Veitch's THE FORGOTTEN ISLANDS