- The First at War: The Story of the 2/1st Australian Infantry Battalion, 1939–45 [2nd Ed.]
The First at War: The Story of the 2/1st Australian Infantry Battalion, 1939–45 [2nd Ed.]
The men of the 2/1st Australian Infantry Battalion have given permission for a second print of their book, 'The First at War'. This is the story of the men who were first to volunteer for Australia in 1939 and fought the enemy in North Africa, Greece, Crete, Syria and over the Kokoda Trail. It is a story of tough and determined men and their leaders who were still engaging the enemy when the war ended in August 1945. Includes a listing of Awards and Decorations, Nominal Roll, Wounded, Prisoners who escaped and rejoined the battalion and Roll of Honour.
Details: Non-fiction, published 2010 (2nd edition).
Format: Hard cover, illustrations (photographs), 558 pages.