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ON TARGET: With the American and Australian Anti-aircraft Brigade in New Guinea

Angus & Robertson
Format: Hardcover original cloth binding.
Quantity in stock: 1

Condition: Very Good for its age.

Price: $50.00 (inc GST)

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The Australian Anti-Aircraft Artillery was posted to New Guinea in February 1941 and were joined by American forces after the United States entered the war. "Written and illustrated by men of the Front Line Forces", it contains factual and historical accounts, photographs, poetry, doggerel, drawings, cartoons and many other works depicting the attitude of the time and the activities of the troops stationed on the island. While the majority of the contributions centre on war-time operations, some of the photographs in particular are considered to be unique in documenting the ethnography of areas and tribes within what is now Papua New Guinea. A firm, tight copy but showing marks of aging / discolouration to covers, etc., INF Library stamp, prev. ownership inscription: "Gnr. W J Stuart NX129840, Port Moresby 1942" pp. 172 illusts SCARCE

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