An Australian Band of Brothers: Don Company, Second 43rd Battalion, 9th Division

Author(s): Mark Johnston

Adult Non-Fiction

This riveting book follows a small group of Australian front-line soldiers from their enlistment in the dark days of 1940 to the end of World War II. No ordinary soldiers, they were members of Don Company of the Second 43rd Battalion, part of the famous 9th Australian Division, which - during campaigns in Tobruk, El Alamein, New Guinea, and Borneo - sustained more casualties and won more medals than any other Australian division. It is an evocative and detailed account of the day-to-day war of three infantry soldiers whose experiences included night patrols at Tobruk, advancing steadily through German barrages at Alamein, charging enemy machine guns in New Guinea, and repelling Japanese charges on Borneo.


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General Fields

  • : 9781742235721
  • : NewSouth Publishing
  • : NewSouth
  • : February 2018
  • : 234mm X 153mm
  • : Australia
  • : April 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 2018
  • : 464
  • : Mark Johnston
  • : Paperback