The book is an 8 1/2" x 10 1/2" stapled soft cover with photograph of Cpl. F. R. Smith on the cover. The book has light shelf edge wear wear and has previous owner's last name on the cover and his full name inside back cover. George Silk, a Dept. of Information photographer, photographed one phase of the Papuan campaign which is captured in this book. A hard look at the campaign that helped save Australia. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: War in New Guinea Official War Photographs ...
Publisher: F. H. Johnston Publishing Company
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: VG-
Edition: First Edition
Book Description F H Johnston Publishing [1943?], Sydney, 1943. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. 270 x 215 mm, unpaginated [48 pages], illustrated throughout with captioned photographs. Stapled pictorial wrappers, lightly worn at the edges and rubbed at the spine, with a spot of ink at the centre. From the inside rear cover, The book records 'one phase of the Papuan campaign seen by the camera of George Silk, a photographer with the Department of Information. In New Guinea, Silk joined the troops at Kokoda, and advanced with them to the coast. Walking more than 700 miles, he photographed the fall of Gorari, Gona and Buna. His photographs document the difficulties and hardships of the campaign and show . as no other evidence can . the story of Australia's struggle against Japanese aggression.'. Bookseller Inventory # 10650
Book Description Johnston, c. 1943., 1943. Paperback. Book Condition: Near Fine. 42p. b/w Photos. Large Wraps. Near Fine Copy. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 77-1322