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Military Fiction

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Military Fiction

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1 Fitzgerald, William SIX PADDOCKS OF MICE
Queensland, Australia William Fitzgerald (Author) 1990 0731688295 / 9780731688296 First Edition Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
383pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper mildly edgeworn only. "The story of Joffre Kelso - the boy, the youth and the man . . . In 1938, and for all the wrong reasons, he takes the giant step of engaging in the Navy as a Boy Entry . . . The story reaches a finale in June, 1942, during a failed attempt to succour Malta." Book weight approx. 430g. 
Price: 9.11 AUD
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2 Killens, John Oliver AND THEN WE HEARD THE THUNDER
London Jonathan Cape 1964 First British Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
485pp. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over nominally bumped spine. Plain brown boards undamaged. Text-block top edge tinted in a complimentary colour, leaves clean and unmarked, save for a minor bump on upper foredge. Art-illustrated (Leigh Taylor), loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn, with nips and a short jagged tear on lower rear panel. A powerful novel by Afro-American author John Oliver Killens (b. 1916, Macon, Georgia). " . . . tells the story of an American negro company in the Second World war, from its basic training in Georgia to the hellish war in the Pacific and to a mutiny in which coloured soldiers shoot it out with white soldiers in an Australian city." Contents include: prelims., 4 chaptered 'parts'. Book weight approx. 545g. 
Price: 26.88 AUD
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