Item #P14426 THE PURPLE DEVILS: A History of The 2/6 Australian Commando Squadron, Formerly The 2/6 Australian Independent Company. 02/06th Australian Commando Squadron, Syd Trigellis-Smith.

THE PURPLE DEVILS: A History of The 2/6 Australian Commando Squadron, Formerly The 2/6 Australian Independent Company.

Pp. xviii+306(last blank), frontispiece and text illustrations and maps (some full page), appendices including rolls, honours and awards, bibliography, subscriber listing, index; demy 8vo; pictorial laminated boards; Australian Military History Publications, Loftus, NSW, 2008. *First published by The 2/6 Commando Squadron Association, 1992. A unit history of the 2/6 Independent Company raised in May 1942 and trained at Wilson's Promontory at the Guerrilla Warfare school there. The unit was involved in four major campaigns between 1942 and 1945in PNG and later in Borneo [from cover blurb]. Item #P14426

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