Third volume in the army series of Australia in the War of 1939-1945, vividly describes the experience and achievements of Australians involved in the fighting in north Africa in 1941-42. Concentrating on the activities of the 9th Australian Division, it recounts how this initially under-trained and under-equipped force withstood the assaults of the Afrika Korps, and the famous siege of Tobruk.
xx, 857,  p. of plates : ill., maps (some col.), ports. ; 25 cm. #201021
Previous ed.: Canberra : Australian War Memorial, . Includes bibliographical references and index.
Australia. Army. Australian Imperial Force, 2nd (1939-1946) | Australia. Army. Division, 9th. | World War, 1939-1945 — Campaigns. | Tobruk, Battles of, Tobruk, Libya, 1941-1942. | El Alamein, Battle of, Egypt, 1942. | World War, 1939-1945 — Regimental histories — Australia.
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