Eureka Stockade - a ferocious and bloody battle - Gregory Blake

Eureka Stockade - a ferocious and bloody battle - Gregory Blake

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"This is far and away the most accurate and authoritative account of the actual battle of Eureka. An outstanding job of sorting fact from myth."
Peter Fitzsimons

An epic account of thebattle for the Eureka Stockade, an iconic moment in Australian history.On the chilly dawn morning of 3 December 1854 British soldiers andpolice of the Victorian colonial government attacked and stormeda crudely-built fortification erected by insurgent gold miners at theEureka lead on the Ballarat Gold Diggings. The fighting was intense,the carnage appalling and the political consequences of the affairprofound.This book, for the first time, examines in great detail the actualmilitary events that unfolded during the twenty minutes of deadlyfighting at Eureka.