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

By: Pringle, D. J. C. & W. A. Glue

Price: NZ$265.00

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Ex-library. Library stamps and markings. Lacking front and rear dust-jacket flaps. Some chips and tears to margins of dust-jacket. Strips of brown paper reinforcement on reverse of dust-jacket. Dust-jacket in clear plastic cover, taped to boards taped to boards with small pieces of tape. ; [xviii], 631, [2], [3 (blank)] pages + frontispiece + 67 illustrations on 16 plate leaves + 7 folding colour maps + 34 in-text maps. Red cloth boards. Page dimensions: 216 x 136mm. "Men, we are going forward tonight to take Belhamed and open the way to Tobruk." Contents: Foreword; Preface; Obituary: Major-General Sir Howard Kippenberger; Formation and Training in New Zealand; Journey from New Zealand to Egypt; Training in Egypt; The Campaign in Greece; Crete; Rebuilding the Battalion; Campaign in Libya; Rebuilding after Battle; Syria; Return to the Desert; Ruweisat Ridge; Infantry to Armour; Farewell to Maadi; The Battle for Orsogna; Cassino; To Avezzano; To Florence; From Florence to the Savio; Winter on the Senio; The Last Lap; 'This is Yugoslavia'; Roll of Honour; Summary of Casualties; Honours and Awards; Commanding Officers; Victoria Cross Citations: Capt. C. H. Upham and Sgt. J. D. Hinton; Index. [Bibliographical reference: Bagnall P988]

Title: 20 Battalion [Series Title: Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45]

Author Name: Pringle, D. J. C. & W. A. Glue

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Wellington, New Zealand, War History Branch, Department of Internal Affairs: 1957

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good- in Fair dust jacket

Seller ID: 20735

Keywords: World War II Military History WWII