Independent Co 2/2 2/4 Hist Australians in Timor WW2 Callinan

Independent Co 2/2 2/4 Hist Australians in Timor WW2 Callinan

Independent Company 2/2 2/4 - by B.Callinan ; used book see book condition tab below

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This military book is the story of Australians in Timor fighting the Japanese WW2.
Independent Company 2/2 2/4 - by Callinan , Bernard. In February 1942, Sparrow force was over run by the Japanese invasion of Timor. Our remainder Sparrow Force then conducted a guerilla war from the Timor mountains . The Japanese landed 6000 experienced troops in Portuguese Timor, only 600 kilometres north of Darwin. They were opposed by 300 civilian-soldier Australians comprising the 2/2 Independent Company who fought a guerrila war in the mountains and at a crucial time in the war for the Allies, immobilized over 30,000 Japenese troops. 236p, index, maps. A first hand account. This is a some what a scarce book in all editions.
  • Weight in grams: 500
  • Used Book Hard Boards without Dust Jacket
  • Total Pages: 235 indexed photo plates maps
  • Publication Date: 1989
  • Nominal Roll ? :- no - but has extensive personal names of soldiers and their operations throughout text.
  • Cover Soft (SB) or Hardback (HB): Soft Cover
  • Book Condition: used book: shelf wear to boards, heavy age toning on first entry page and outside text block - otherwise no other major problems -

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