War in the shadows: jungle the bougainville 1944-1945

war in the shadows: jungle the bougainville 1944-1945

  • By:Peter Medcalf
  • ISBN:9780702231445
  • Publication Type: University Of Queensland Pr (Australia)
  • Category: Biography/Autobiography/Memoirs
  • Condition:Very Good
  • No Of Pages:170
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  • Release Date:1st Jul 2000
  • Price:Rs 340.00
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Description

A UQP World War II Classic - a special release for ANZAC Day. Takes place in the jungles of Bougainville, in a similar theatre to Peter Pinney's great trilogy Signaller Johnston's Secret War (ISBN 0702229938). Lightening-quick gun battles and jungle ambushes; a young soldier's journey told in a gripping style with a signature Australian humour. Contains scenes reminiscent of the recent successful film Thin Red Line about the Pacific War. Originally published in a very modest edition in 1983 by the War Memorial. Now revised and updated with striking new illustrations.

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