The Second Fourteenth Battalion: A History of an Australian Infantry Battalion in the Second World War



Russell, W.B

Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1986 (fp1948). 3rd ed, 8vo in good d/w, price clipped, colour patch on cover, portrait of Pte Bruce Kingsbury, VC in frontispiece, plates and colour maps plus large fold-out map of New Guinea (showing Kokoda and Efogi), honour roll, pp335, **the famous 2/14th Bn, AIF fought in Palestine and Syria before entering the New Guinea Campaign. In heavy fighting on the Kokoda Track, Private Bruce Kingsbury won one of the most courageous VCs of WW2 and gave his life in doing so. They went on to Gona, Lae and Shaggy Ridge and then onto the Borneo Campaign, what a mob! Vg cond and scarce.

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