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Adam Wakeling

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Adam Wakeling was born in Brisbane in 1986 and grew up in Logan City, Queensland. He studied law at Griffith University and now works as a risk and a compliance professional in Victoria. He writes for, peer-reviews and edits publications for the Law Institute of Victoria, and is a volunteer in the Victorian State Emergency Service.

Books by Adam Wakeling

Stern Justice

While the Nuremberg trials at the end of the Second World War are infamous, as are the atrocities committed by Japan in that conflict, few now remember the trials that prosecuted Japanese personnel for those crimes. Stern Justice recovers this forgotten story in a gripping, powerfully written history of an event that saw Australia emerge as a player on the stage of international law.

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The Last Fifty Miles

The Last Fifty Miles is the riveting account of how, when it mattered most, Australia stood up to play a critical role in one of the most decisive victories of World War One. Told with immediacy, lyricism and a clear-eyed focus by a brilliant new talent in history writing, it relives an extraordinary, neglected chapter of Australia's past.

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