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Peter Henning

  • Peter Henning is a Tasmanian historian who lived in the Tamar Valley in Tasmania during the pulp mill controversy. 

    He has written a number of books about Tasmanians and Tasmanian history, including:

    • Doomed Battalion: Mateship and Leadership in War and Captivity: The Australian 2/40 Battalion 1940-45; (1995, revised 2nd edition 2014)
    • Veils and Tin Hats, a history of Tasmanian nurses during the Second World War (2013)
    • No Chains to Rust: Bob McMahon: Memories of His Journey (2018)
    • No Chains in the Sky: Alan Bowman Tasmanian War Pilot (2013)

    He was a contributing writer to The Companion to Tasmanian History (University of Tasmania 2005) and The Australian Centenary History of Defence (Volume VI, 2001).

    He has written extensively about Tasmanian and Australian politics and history on various online news sites, magazines and newspapers.

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