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D-Day New Guinea: The extraordinary story of the battle for Lae and the greatest combined airborne and amphibious operation of the Pacific War

Phillip Bradley
24.95
2019
ISBN: 9781760632588
Pages:
Format: Softcover
Quantity in stock: 1

Condition: New.

Price: $24.95 (inc GST)

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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. pp. xiv, 322 illusts #0520

Elizabeth's Bookshops have been one of Australia's premier independent book dealers since 1973. Elizabeth's family-owned business operates four branches in Perth CBD, Fremantle (WA), and Newtown (NSW). All orders are dispatched within 24 hours from our Fremantle Warehouse. All items can be viewed at Elizabeth's Bookshop Warehouse, 23 Queen Victoria Street, Fremantle WA

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