2/17 Australian Infantry Battalion in WW2

2/17 Australian Infantry Battalion in WW2

What We Have We Hold - A History of the 2/17th Australian Infantry Battalion 1940 - 45
by 2/17 Battalion History Committee

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17th Battalion History WW2



The 17th Battalion 2AIF was reformed at the Ingleburn Army Camp near Sydney NSW.
In October 1940 the Battalion embarked for Middle East. The Battalion fought at Tobruk, El Alamein and was then recalled to protect Australia from Japanese advances. It formed part of the first amphibious landing since Gallipoli at Lae and Finschhafen. 
The Battalion fought in the South West Pacific the rest of the war and was disbanded around 6 years after being formed.

This large and valuable History of the Battalion was completed by the 17th Battalion History Committee

The History is complemented by a full Nominal Roll, Honours and Awards Roll.

  • Book Condition: penned name front entry page, otherwise near new quality see pics
  • Comment: 1st edition and collectable Quality
  • Cover Soft (SB) or Hardback (HB): Heavy Hard Boards with Dust Jacket
  • Dimensions in mm : 185 x 255 x 38
  • Publication Date: 1990
  • Total Pages: 463

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