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Independent Company 2/2 2/4 Hist Australians in Timor WW2 Callinan book

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

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Independent Company 2/2 2/4 - by B.Callinan ; used book, see product details tab above

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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 of 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.

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Book Condition:
wear to original hardcover book with photocopied dustjacket - has the original dustjacket pasted to front of boards otherwise very good 1954 book - excellent reader
Outer Cover on Book:
Original hardcover book with photocopied dustjacket
Total Pages:
235 indexed photo plates maps
Publication Date:
1954
Nominal Roll ? :-
no - but has extensive personal names of soldiers and their operations throughout text.

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