By: Howard, Ann

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Book Condition: Very Good

193pp., b/white intext illustrations throughout: line-drawn frontispiece map, halftone plates, facsimiles and cartoons. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Plain green boards very good. A former owner's name on green tinted ffep., else textblock unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn, with several blind indentations. From the jacket flap: "The part that over 24,000 women played in the Australian Army in WWII is largely unknown. This record of their involvement in the Cowra massacre, poisonous gas experiments, intelligence and other areas breaks new ground. The major part of these revealing first hand experiences, photographs and documents are available to the public for the first time." This fascinating book takes a look at some of the women who were part of more than 24,000 World War Two enlistments in the AWAS (Australian Women's Army Service). The scope of their involvement will be a surprise to many readers . . . Contents include: Prelims., Apologia, Role of the AWAS, Introduction, AWAS Song, numerous 'chapters', Index. Lest We Forget. Book weight approx. 585g.


Author Name: Howard, Ann

Categories: Military History, Australian Military History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Dangar Island, 2083, Australia, Tarka Publishing: 1990

ISBN Number: 073168091X

ISBN Number 13: 9780731680917

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall (Oblong)

Seller ID: 013011

Keywords: Military History, Australia, Army, Australian Women's Army Service, World War 1939-1945, Women Soldiers, Female Soldiers, AWAS, Howard, Ann, 1942-