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Australia in the War of 1939-1945: Series One (Army)  Volume IV -  The Japanese Thrust by  Lionel Wigmore - First Edition - 1957 - from Train World Pty Ltd (SKU: 021022)

Australia in the War of 1939-1945: Series One (Army) Volume IV - The Japanese Thrust

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Australia in the War of 1939-1945: Series One (Army) Volume IV - The Japanese Thrust

by Wigmore, Lionel

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Canberra, ACT, Australia: Australian War Memorial, 1957. 716 Pages with Black/White Photos. This volume of the army series of the Australian official war history relates mainly to the operations on Malaya in the first ten weeks of the war against Japan. It has, however, an introductory section describing, from an Australian point of view and largely from Australian documents, the steps which led to commencement of war by Japan, and the measures taken to meet the danger. A comprehensive account is given of the Japanese plan of conquest and its execution, step by step, over the vast area it covered; also of the reactions of the Allied Governments and the endeavours of each of the forces which sought to stem the onslaught. The volume describes, for the first time in detail, the experiences of the small garrisons that were overrun in New Britain, Ambon and Dutch Timor; and the discussions between London, Washington and Canberra which led up to the refusal of the Australian Government in February 1942 to permit its troops to be sent to Burma. In a final section the experiences of the widely-scattered groups of prisoners of the Japanese from 1942 to 1945 are described.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket.


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Australia in the War of 1939-1945: Series One (Army) Volume IV - The Japanese Thrust
Wigmore, Lionel
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Used - Good
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First Edition
Australian War Memorial
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Canberra, ACT, Australia
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Train World commenced business at 615 Hawthorn road East Brighton in 1973. From a cabinet in a haberdashery store, Train World grew to take over half the shop in 1974 to take over the entire store and by 1977 it had taken over the shop and the rear residence. In 1981 the shop moved across the road to 624 Hawthorn Road East Brighton. Here too the shop grew and grew. So that by 1995 it had taken over the shop, the storage room area, the staff area, the garage, the rear warehouse and finally filling the entire building. Finally on 1st July 2012 Train world moved again to 290 Bay Street Brighton - Since the 1980s the focus of Train World has been trains and model trains, nothing but trains and everything to do with trains. Making it the largest pure train shop in Australia. Train World is a store of some 2,000 square feet. Open seven (7) days a week, that specialise not only in train models but new and used books and magazines of British, American and Australian titles. We usually have 7,000-8,000 titles in stock at any time. Plus we are the Australasian/Pacific Rim distributor for Irwell Press. We have a large holding of current and past new Irwell Press Books. On our home web site Irwell Press and our new / secondhand / used books are listed seperately. and can also be searched by clicking on the search link. We are displaying the covers and details for all our new Australian books and Irwell Press books on library thing. try this link then click on TrainWorld has a suggested style for viewing this library (use it)


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