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A GREAT RISK IN A GOOD CAUSE : Australians in Greece and Crete April-May 1941, Reid, Dr. Richard (Researched and Written by)

Author Name    Reid, Dr. Richard (Researched and Written by)

Title   A GREAT RISK IN A GOOD CAUSE : Australians in Greece and Crete April-May 1941

Binding   Softcover

Book Condition   Very Good +

Edition   First Edition

Size   8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Publisher   Australia Department of Veterans' Affairs 2001

ISBN Number    1877007005 / 9781877007002

Seller ID   012193

iv, + 162pp., b/white photographic illustrations throughout, two b/white maps. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly surface scuffed only. " . . . tells the story of the Australian participation in the battle for Greece and Crete in April-May 1941. In March-April 1941 Australians, mainly men and women of the 6th Division AIF (Australian Imperial Force) were sent, as part of a larger British Empire force, to defend Greece. On 9 April, Germany invaded the country and by the end of the month the British Empire and Greek armies had been defeated. Most of the British force, including the Australians, was evacuated by the British Royal Navy and elements of the Royal Australian Navy to Egypt or to the island of Crete. On 20 May, German paratroopers invaded Crete and by 29 May the island had fallen . . . " Book weight approx. 450g.

World War Two, Australia, Conflict, Greece, Crete

Price = 18.80 AUD

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