Wilson, J. M. (2012) Dan Davin: the literary legacy of war. In: Gray, G., Munro, D. and Winter, C. (eds.) Scholars at War: Australasian Social Scientists, 1939-1945. Canberra: Australian National University (ANU) E Press. pp. 225-241.
An overview of Dan Davin's war career with the New Zealand 'Div.' in Crete, Greece, Italy and the Middle East. It discusses his war stories, mostly published in The Salamander and the Fire and concludes with an assessment of the impact of the war on his writing and his life.