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Blue ribbons bitter bread : Joice Loch Australia's most heroic woman
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De Vries, Susanna.
Biography, History. Loch, Joice NanKivell, 1893-1982. Political refugees -- Greece. Political refugees -- Poland. Political refugees -- Soviet Union. Women authors -- Australia -- Biography. Women journalists -- Australia -- Biography. Women philanthropists -- Australia -- Biography. World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue. Australia -- History -- 20th century.
Joice Loch was an extraordinary Australian. She had the inspired courage that saved many hundreds of Jews and Poles in World War II, the compassion that made her a self-trained doctor to tens of thousands of refugees, the incredible grit that took her close to death in several theatres of war, and the dedication to truth and justice that shone forth in her own books and a lifetime of astonishing heroism.