By: Trumble, Tom

Price: $17.10

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good +

(ix), + 274pp., b/white area maps. Unpaginated duo-tone and colour-plate section (sources: AWM and Busst family). Book clean and square. Spine firm. Illustrated card wrapper mildly creased on upper foredge corner of rear wrap, else nominal edgewear. Textblock unmarked. The biographer, Tom Trumble, saw a brief interview with Australian WW2 sapper Ian Busst and was captivated by his story of his war experiences that far exceed any 'Boys Own' adventure. Battle of Britain, Western Desert, captured near Tobruk, POW in Italy, and escape . . . Ian Busst (1918-2016) truly was a 'mad bugger'. Contents include: Prelims., Maps, Author's Note. Prologue. 5 'parts' (total 30 chapters). Acks. Notes. Bibliography. Index. LEST WE FORGET. Book weight approx. 410g.


Author Name: Trumble, Tom

Categories: Australian Military History, Military Biography, Australian Biography,

Edition: First Edition, Ist Impression

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Viking (Penguin Group Australia): 2014

ISBN Number: 0670078069

ISBN Number 13: 9780670078066

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good +

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 013536

Keywords: Military Biography, Australia, Soldiers, World War (1939-1945), Personal Narratives, Escaped Prisoners of War (Australian), Busst, Ian (1918-2016), Trumble, Tom