26 Battalion [Series Title: Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45]

By: Norton, Frazer D.

Price: NZ$315.00

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Old dampstains to upper part of last 20 leaves and rear endpaper, and upper part of rear panel and rear flap of dust-jacket. Small tears and chips to margins of dust-jacket. Otherwise very good. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; Presentation slip loosely included: "2. N. Z. E. F. Presented to Mr. F. C. Brown by The Government of New Zealand in recognition of the ervices of 265297 Pte L. Brown with 26 Battalion, 2 NZEF in the Second World War, 1939-45". Also loosely included is a folding card "Souvenir Programme - 26th Battalion - Re-Union Smoke Concert - 30th May, 1947". Dimensions of souvenir programme: 202 x 124mm. xvi, 554, (1) pages + frontispiece + 63 illustrations on 16 leaves + 5 folding colour maps + 42 in-text maps. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 213 x 137mm. Contents: Foreword; Preface; In Burnham and Journey Overseas; Early Days in Egypt; Greece; The Canal Zone; The Second Libyan Campaign; Syria; The Battle for Egypt; The Battle of Alamein; The Pursuit; The Fall of Tunisia; Departure from Egypt; First Battle in Italy; The Battle for Orsogna; The Battle for Cassino; The Advance through the Liri Valley; The Advance on Florence; The Advance from Rimini; The Drive to the Senio; The Final Offensive in Italy; The Break-up of a Unit; Roll of Honour; Honours and Awards; Summary of Casualties. [Bibliographical reference: Bagnall N3904].

Title: 26 Battalion [Series Title: Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45]

Author Name: Norton, Frazer D.

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Wellington, New Zealand, War History Branch, Department of Internal Affairs: 1952

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+ in Fair dust jacket

Seller ID: 20392

Keywords: World War II Military History WWII