Cameos of Commandos. Memories of Eight Australian Commando Squadrons in New Guinea and Queensland

Adelaide, [The Author], 1971.

Octavo, [xxiv], 309 pages with 13 maps plus 30 pages of plates.

Cloth; ownership signature and small 'Army Museum of SA Archives' inkstamp and six-digit reference number on the front flyleaf; an excellent copy with the dustwrapper (plain white paper with green lettering, faded to blue on the spine) chipped at the ends of the spine, with the rear panel chipped, marked and torn, with slight surface loss. (A variant dustwrapper was also issued: it is a red and green pictorial dustwrapper, with illustrations front and rear, and text on both flaps. This includes the following: 'Funds accrued from the sales of this book will be donated to Legacy... Here, again, we gratefully acknowledge the splendid contribution that has been made by Mr Bert Bache (2/2nd) in designing and giving this impressive Dust Jacket').

The author was chaplain to a succession of eight commando squadrons during World War 2.

Item #120388

Price: $200.00