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Lancaster bomber command
The story of World War II Bomber Command as told by Lancaster navigator, Tasmanian Max Sanders.

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Frank Madill

Frank Madill is a Tasmanian doctor, retired politician, community worker and an author. He has just released his fourth book.

Sanders DFC Out Of The Darkness

Max Sanders was an ordinary suburban lad who, like many others, became caught up in the great conflict that was World War II. He was born and educated in Launceston, Tasmania and, while still at school, joined the local newly formed Cadet Air Training Unit. In 1943 he volunteered to join the RAAF and was accepted into the Empire Air Training Scheme.
This is the story of Max Sanders' early life and training; and his experiences, along with those of his crewmates, during their perilous tour of duty with Bomber Command in the skies over Germany in 1944.

Why Politics Doctor? Politics: Warts and All

"Why on earth would you to leave medicine to go into politics?"
After twenty years in a busy general practice. Frank Madill decided to leave his successful medical career and attempt to win a seat in the Parliament of Tasmania.
His story gives an insight into one man's experience of our parliamentary system and the characters and situations he encountered on the way.

It All Comes Back to Sheep! Farming: Warts and All

In this instalment, he tells of how he combined his medical practice with sheep farming and got a lot more than he bargained for!

If You Faint, Fall Backwards! Medicine: Warts and All

If You Faint, Fall Backwards, combines eccentricity, humour, larger than life characters and a taste of life as it used to be Australia in the sixties and seventies.
These stories follow Frank's progress through medical school in Melbourne and Tasmania where he trained as a resident at the LGH and then became a general practitioner in Launceston's northern suburbs.
Heart warming, funny and sometimes wrenching, the spectrum of one doctor's early experiences is here, told in an open and engaging way that is sure to make you feel like he is sitting you down and telling you a great yarn.

Sanders DFC Out Of The Darkness
Max Sanders
Tasmanian Pariliment
Prize Sheep Doctors Bag