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D-Day New Guinea

Bradley Phillip

9781760632588

BOOK DETAILS

Price: $32.99
Format: Paperback / softback
ISBN13: 9781760632588
Published: April 2019

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'Java is heaven, Burma is hell, but you never come back alive from New Guinea' - Japanese military saying

The capture of Lae was the most complex operation for the Australian army in the Second World War. In many ways it was also a rehearsal for the D-Day invasion of France, with an amphibious landing combined with the first successful large-scale Allied airborne operation of the war. D-Day New Guinea brings together the extraordinary stories of the Australian, American and Japanese participants in this battle, and of the fight against the cloying jungle, the raging rivers and the soaring mountain ranges that made New Guinea such a daunting battlefield.

Phillip Bradley brings a compelling clarity, humanity and new insight into a little known but crucial Australian battle of the Pacific War.

Book details and technical specifications

Format: Paperback / softback
ISBN13: 9781760632588
Published: April 2019

Number of pages: 336
Width: 153 mm
Height: 234 mm
Depth: not specified

Publisher: Allen & Unwin

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