Against All Odds. A History of the 2/18th Infantry Battalion AIF. 2/18th Infantry Battalion, James BURFITT.
Against All Odds. A History of the 2/18th Infantry Battalion AIF

Against All Odds. A History of the 2/18th Infantry Battalion AIF

Frenchs Forest, 2/18th Battalion (AIF) Associations, 1991.

Tall octavo, 296 pages with a frontispiece portrait and maps plus 16 pages of plates.

Papered boards; one corner slightly bumped; an excellent copy with the fine dustwrapper.

Initially sent to Malaya as garrison troops, by early 1942 the 2/18th found themselves defending Singapore against the Japanese, 'savaging a superior enemy force to such an extent that, for the one and only time in the campaign, the Japanese withdrew from battle'.

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