We Had some Bother: Tales from the Infantry :: Edited by Hugh Gillan soon to be presented for sale on the excellent BookLovers of Bath web site!
Sydney: Hale & Iremonger, 1985, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Signed by the author, with dedication, on the title page without provenance. Includes: Black & white drawings; List of abbreviations; Title page vignette; Appendices (2);
From the cover: Who has not, at some time or other, had some bother? Things never do go just right, but the show must go on.
Despite its sub-title (Tales from the Infantry) this is not a book about war. It does however, with its varied and diverse contents, portray to the reader much of the spirit of comradeship which developed among men who served together in war.
It is no doubt incidental that the experiences which formed the basis of these Tales from the Infantry were those of one particular unit, the 2/13th Australian Infantry Battalion, during World War II. Any serviceman reading these pages will find a strong affinity with the characters involved.
The Association of ex-members of t…
Very Good in Good Dust Wrapper. Heavily faded at the spine of the dust wrapper. Top edge of the text block tanned.
Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 211 pages. 8¾” x 5¾”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I captivate you with this splendid selection from my Military catalogue?