A Bastard Of A Place. The Australians In Papua, Kokoda, Milne Bay, Gona, Buna, Sanananda
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Cover Type: Softcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None Issued
Publisher: Allen And Unwin
Publisher Place: Crows Nest, Sydney
Publisher Year: 2004
Description: 691 pages. Book is in Very good condition throughout. In 1942 And Early 1943 Papua New Guinea Was A 'bastard Of A Place' To Fight A War. Brune Gives Us The Final, All Encompassing Story Of The Five Battles That Changed Australia Forever.
Publishers Description: The story of the five battles that changed Australia forever, this compelling narrative incorporates hundreds of interviews with the soldiers who fought at Kokoda, Milne Bay, Gona, Buna, and Sanananda in 1942 and 1943. Revealed are the very real and engaging experiences of Generals MacArthur and Blamey and other senior Australian commanders who sacrificed many of their senior field officers as scapegoats to protect their own positions, assisted in the making of false legends, and lied about the outcome of the men who fought the battles.