FIGHTING THE ENEMY: Australian Soldiers and their Adversaries in World War II

By: Johnston, Mark

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xi, + 206pp. Unpaginated, b/white halftone plates - some confronting images (source:AWM), plus several line-drawn maps. Book clean and square. Spine firm, vivid silver title there-on. Plain red boards undamaged. Textblock unmarked. Illustrated (Source: AWM), loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally edgeworn only. "This book is an unprecedented and thorough examination of the way Australian combat soldiers interacted with troops from the four (enemy) powers engaged in World War II: Germany, Italy, Vichy France and Japan. The Axis soldiers' attitudes to Australians are examined in detail, while other Allied forces are compared with Australian views . . . " Contents include: Prelims., Acks. Conversions/Abbreviations. Introduction. Part 1/ War in the Middle East. 2/ War in the Pacific. Conclusion. Appendices (A): Fifth Columnists. (B): Orders of Battle of Australia's Enemies. Notes. Bibliography. Index. LEST WE FORGET. Book weight approx. 545g.

Title: FIGHTING THE ENEMY: Australian Soldiers and their Adversaries in World War II

Author Name: Johnston, Mark

Categories: Military History, Australian Military History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. (Printed in Australia), Cambridge University Press: 2000

ISBN Number: 0521782228

ISBN Number 13: 9780521782227

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good +

Size: 8vo - (approx. 23.5cm x 16cm)

Seller ID: 013867

Keywords: Military History, Australia, World War 1939-1945, Personal Narratives (Australia), Soldiers, Combat, Psychological Aspects, Johnston, Mark, 1960-