Gimme Shelter: Tales of courage from the frontline and home

By Karen Hardy
Updated April 24 2018 - 8:37pm, first published July 28 2017 - 9:50pm

Don Barnby sits back on the chair in what he jokingly calls his war room, surrounded by photographs of his army and police service, sculptures of soldiers, little rustic trinkets from places he's served in, shelves lined with books on military history. The Canberra Times photographer is prepping him for the shot, we're chatting, and then Cold Chisel's Khe Sanh comes on the radio.

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