TO KOKODA AND BEYOND. Australian Infantry - 39th Battalion, Victor Austin, Compiler.


The Story of the 39th Battalion 1941-1943. Pp. xviii+268(last blank), 12 plates, full page maps and plans, appendices, index; dust wrapper; date stamp (25 Mar 1988) on upper free endpaper; Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1988. First edition. *The 39th Australian Infantry Battalion was formed in late 1941, and existed as a unit for less than two years. Almost immediately, the largely untrained battalion found itself in the front line of Australia's defence in Port Moresby, just after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour. Item #133289

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