The little-known story of Reg Saunders, the first
to become an officer in the Army, retold in an
action-packed graphic-novel format!
Reg Saunders MBE (1920–90) not only survived the World War II battlefields in the Middle East, North Africa, Greece, Crete and New Guinea, but excelled as a military leader. He was recommended for officer training and, in 1944, returned to New Guinea as a platoon commander — the first Aboriginal Australian to serve as a commissioned officer.
Find out what happened during the war to transform this determined young man from country Victoria into a war hero — one who would go on to serve with distinction in the Korean War, and become a pioneering figure for Indigenous rights.