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Doomed Battalion

Doomed Battalion
DOOMED BATTALION - Mateship and leadership in war and captivity, the Australian 2/40 Battalion 1940-45, by Peter Henning.

"The story of the men if Australia's 2/40 Battalion, mainly Tasmanians, and its associated army units, sent to garrison an airfield in Dutch Timor immediately after the Japanese entered the Second World War. Assigned a hopeless military task within a misguided strategy, they were captured a week after the fall of Singapore in February 1942."

Nicely illustrated throughout with black and white photos.

Hardcover with dustjacket, a revised and enlarged edition of the book first published in 1995, published October 2014 by the author, 557-pages, indexed.
SKU SKU18256
Quantity in stock 2 item(s) available
Weight 1.20 kg
Author Peter Henning
ISBN 9780987603227
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