A GREAT RISK IN A GOOD CAUSE : Australians in Greece and Crete April-May 1941

By: Reid, Dr. Richard (Researched and Written by)

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iv, + 162pp., b/white photographic illustrations throughout, two b/white maps. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly surface scuffed only. " . . . tells the story of the Australian participation in the battle for Greece and Crete in April-May 1941. In March-April 1941 Australians, mainly men and women of the 6th Division AIF (Australian Imperial Force) were sent, as part of a larger British Empire force, to defend Greece. On 9 April, Germany invaded the country and by the end of the month the British Empire and Greek armies had been defeated. Most of the British force, including the Australians, was evacuated by the British Royal Navy and elements of the Royal Australian Navy to Egypt or to the island of Crete. On 20 May, German paratroopers invaded Crete and by 29 May the island had fallen . . . " Book weight approx. 450g.

Title: A GREAT RISK IN A GOOD CAUSE : Australians in Greece and Crete April-May 1941

Author Name: Reid, Dr. Richard (Researched and Written by)

Categories: Australian Military History, Military History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Australia, Department of Veterans' Affairs: 2001

ISBN Number: 1877007005

ISBN Number 13: 9781877007002

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good +

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 012193

Keywords: World War Two, Australia, Conflict, Greece, Crete