Elliott, Di and Silver, Lynette (Revised and Compiled by)
Title A History of 2/18th Infantry Battalion AIF
Edition 1st Edition
Publisher Sydney Australian Military History Publications 2006
1876439831 / 9781876439835
Seller ID ID280932
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine condition in pictorial laminated boards. New copy but with minor bump to lower rear corner. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. 306 pages Based on the original book "Against All Odds" by James Burfitt, published in 1991 - revised and updated. The 2/18th Battalion was raised in north-western NSW and Sydney in June 1940. It was based in Malaya and with the fall of Singapore the battalion went into captivity. For the next 3 and a half years the 2/18th as a unit, functioned primarily as a survival mechanism for its members, unifying disparate groups and giving them hope for survival. Includes the following Decorations, Nominal Roll, and Honour Roll.