The Japanese Thrust (Australia in the War of 1939-1945, Series 1 (Army), Volume IV

Wigmore, Lionel

Published by Australian War Memorial, Canberra, 1957
Condition: Very Good+ Hardcover
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Hardcover, large octavo bound in red cloth, in original red, non price-clipped dust-jacket. 715 pages. Index. Illustrated with photographs and sketch maps. First edition, first printing. No previous ownership marks. Dust-jacket protected by acetate wrappers. The fourth volume of the army series of the official history of Australia in the Second World War. The present volume describes the Australian operations in Malaya in the first ten weeks of the war against Japan. In addition the build up to war is discussed, comprehensive accounts given of Japan's plan of conquest and the allies reaction to such moves. Finally, this volume describes for the first time in detail , the defeats in New Britain, Ambon and Dutch Timor and the resulting refusal of the Australian government in February 1942 to permit its troops to be sent to Burma. But for small tape marks inside covers [from adhesion points of acetate covers] a clean, square, fresh and unmarked copy. Very good+ in a fine dust-jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 012888

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Title: The Japanese Thrust (Australia in the War of...

Publisher: Australian War Memorial, Canberra

Publication Date: 1957

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good+

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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