Bayonets Abroad: A History of the 2/13th Battalion A.I.F. in the Second World War :: Edited by G. H. Fearnside soon to be presented for sale on the super BookLovers of Bath web site!
Swanbourne: John Burridge Military Antiques, 1993, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Signed by Ken Hall, editor of this 2nd edition, with dedication, on the verso first blank without provenance. Includes: Black & white photographs; Maps; List of abbreviations; Roll of honour; Illustrated endpapers and blanks;
From the cover: Bayonets Abroad is an account of the fortunes of the 2/13th Australian Infantry Battalion, A.I.F., in the Second World War.
In the direct and forthright idiom of the fighting soldier, the men who fought in the campaigns have graphically recorded the heroic defence of Tobruk, the great offensive at El Alamein, the battles in New Guinea and Borneo, with all the drama and spectacle that characterised the A.I.F. on active service.
Whereas the military history of this…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Gently bruised at the spine ends and corners with commensurate wear to the dust wrapper. Leans slightly. A little age-toning to the edges of the text block.
Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (xvi) 508 pages. 8¾” x 5¾”.
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