WAR IN NEW GUINEA:. Australian Commonweath Department of Information., George Silk, Photographer.


official war photographs of the battle for Australia [cover title]. Pp. [48], illustrated with photographs by George Silk, with brief text; small demy 4to; pictorial paper wrappers, stapled (staples rusted), name stamp on upper wrapper, edges lightly rubbed and creased, loose at lower staple, backstrip fold worn and slightly chipped; F. H. Johnston Publishing Company, Sydney, n.d.[c. 1943]. *From the library of Sydney bibliophile David Levine, with his Militaria book label on verso of upper wrapper. George Silk, an official Department of Information photographer, covered the war in the Middle East for two years, then joined the troops in New Guinea at Kokoda, and advanced with them to the coast. Walking over 700 miles, he photographed the fall of Gorari, Gona and Buna. Item #153333

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