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A Bastard of a Place : The Australians in Papua, Kokoda, Milne Bay, Gona, Buna, Sanananda [used book]

By: Peter Brune

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Allen and Unwin: 2005

Seller ID: 1741144035

ISBN: 1741144035

Condition: Good


'. . . Brune's book is a timely reminder that despite the warmest alliances, nations sometimes have to stand up and save themselves.' - The Weekend Australian Financial Review '. . . A Bastard of a Place undeniably ranks as the best book ever written about the Aussie battles in Papua . . . Very highly recommended, and certainly one of the best books of the year.' - Bill Stone, Stone + Stone Second World War Books website In 1942 and early 1943 Papua New Guinea was 'a bastard of a place' to fight a war. Peter Brune gives us the final, all-encompassing story of the five battles that changed Aust... View more info