An overview of Dan Davin's war career with the New Zealand 'Div.' in Crete, Greece, Italy and the Middle East. It discusses his war stories, mostly published in The Salamander and the Fire and concludes with an assessment of the impact of the war on his writing and his life.
|Title of host publication||Scholars at War: Australasian Social Scientists, 1939-1945|
|Place of Publication||Canberra|
|Publisher||Australian National University (ANU) E Press|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2012|
|Name||ANU lives series in biography|
- The New Zealand Div.
- Dan Davin
- The Salamander and the Fire
- General Feryberg
- Paddy Costello
- war stories
- the western desert
- World War II
- Monte Cassino