ARMIDALE '42: Memory and imagination. Don Watson, Jan Senbergs, Col Madigan, Artist, Contributor.

ARMIDALE '42: Memory and imagination.

A survivor's account. A collaboration between ... Survivor Col Madigan, Artist Jan Senbergs, historian Don Watson. Pp. [x]+70(last colophon), 14 mounted plates (12 coloured), black & white text illustrations; square 4to; pictorial papered boards; dust wrapper; bookplate of Melbourne architect Peter Corrigan on the lower free endpaper; Macmillan, Melbourne, 1999. First edition. *In December 1942, HMAS Armidale was sunk by aerial torpedoes into the Timor Trench, with the loss of 100 lives. This book 'seeks to made visible details of the survivors' ordeal. The creation of the images was dependent on Col Madigan's recollections and Jan Senbergs' imagination Together they have reconstructed some of the incidents which make up this extraordinary seafaring saga'[wrapper blurb]. Born in Latvia in 1939, the artist Jan Senbergs arrived in Melbourne in 1950.. Item #147992

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