The Spirit Of Kokoda. Then And Now

Lindsay Patrick

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Cover Type: Softcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None Issued
Publisher: Hardie Grant Books
Publisher Place: South Yarra
Publisher Year: 2002
Edition: First Edition

Description: 193 pages. Book is in Very good condition throughout. Australia Lost Its Innocence In 1942. Japan Had Conquered Asia And The Pacific, And Were At Our Doorstep. Our Finest Troops Were Fighting In The Middle East. All That Stood Between The Japanese Onslaught And Our Homeland Was A Handful Of 18-year-old Militia Troops Who Had Never Fired A Shot In Anger.

Publishers Description: Celebrates the remarkable achievements of the Diggers who fought battles along one of the most difficult pieces of terrain on earth. Most of the Australians on the Kokoda Track were about 18, and most of them had never held a gun, let alone fired a shot. Outnumbered 6 to 1, they nonetheless managed to force the Japanese to retreat.

ISBN: 9781740640701


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