Alf’s War : With The Sixth Infantry Division Parbery, Alf ( Edited By Parbery, Stephen & Frances )
Australian Military History Publications, Australia, 2005. Softcover. Fine Condition/. Reprint. When Alf Parbery signed up for the AIF he could not have imagined what the next five years held for him. He joined the signals & was sent to 16 Brigade. He served at Bardia & Tobruk. He then served in Greece, Syria, Egypt. With Japan in the war, Alf returned home via a long stay in Ceylon, then north to the Kokoda Campaign & the subsequent brutal fighting on the Papuan north coast Sanananda. he ended his army life in New Guinea." Appears Unread. Trade Paperback. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 146 pages. Covers have some very light shelf wear. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Military History; Biography & Autobiography. ISBN: 187643905X. ISBN/EAN: 9781876439057. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 009869.
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Alf’s War Parbery, Alfred
Australian Military History Publications 2005 1st Edition 21 x 15cm Softcover Military Autobiography - With the Sixth Australian Infantry Division, World War II. When Alf Parbery signed up for the AIF he could not have imagined what the next five years held for him. He joined the signals and was sent to 16 Brigade - part of the 6th
Australian Infantry Division.In the Middle East the division fought at Bardia and Tobruk, when the British allied army took those coastal fortresses from the Italians. The next campaign for Alf and his J section mates was Greece, that ill-conceived campaign the resulted in the retreat to Crete. Alf was lucky to miss the fighting there and was taken to Egypt and then it was the Syrian Campaign.
With Japan at war, Alf returned home via a long stay in Ceylon, then north to the Kokoda Campaign and the subsequent brutal fighting on the Papua north coast of