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Dick Smith’s autobiography is available in book shops now.  The book won the prestigious Australian Book Industry of Awards “Biography of the Year” on 9 June 2022!

For those who purchased the audio book, click here to see the map and click on the following two links to see Photos Part 1 and Photos Part 2 from the book.

Note:  If you wish to leave a comment in relation to the book, please use the “Comments” page in the menu bar.
On page 24 of my biography “My Adventurous Life” I talk about the Cadets, including the comment that we had to “stab a chaff-filled bag with our bayonets and imagine it was the enemy.”  It has been pointed out to me by my friend Rick Landers of North Sydney Tech that in those days we didn’t have bayonets, so that couldn’t have happened.  It is clearly a case of false memory.