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THE GREEN AND WHITE DIAMOND - 20th Battalion AIF 1915-1919 - SIGNED by NEVILLE BROWNING -

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THE GREEN AND WHITE DIAMOND - 20th Battalion AIF 1915-1919 - SIGNED by NEVILLE BROWNING -
Publisher: Huntingdale, Neville Browning
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Edition: First edition - hard cover, laminated pictorial boards
ISBN: 9780958067478
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Book Description and Condition

Book description and condition

During the course of World War 1, over 330,000 Australians served overseas, many of them volunteers. and many who enlisted out of a sense of patriotism, to do their 'bit' for the Empire. The continuing tradition of Anzac Day ensured that their sacrifice will not be forgotten. The 20th Battalion embarked in June for Egypt, where it trained from late July until mid-August. On 22nd August the Battalion landed at Anzac Cove, took part in its first major offensive on the Somme at

Pozieres in July and August 1916. Participating in three major battles before the year was out - Bullecourt on 3rd May, Menin Road on 20th September and Poelcappelle on 9th October. With the German Army's last offensive defeated, the 20th participated in the final battles of the war - Amiens on 31st August 1918 Mont St Quentin on 31st August and Beaurevoir Line on 3rd October. 60 x 180mm., pp. 556, black & white plates throughout, appendices A-F (Nominal Roll of Officers, 20th Battalion AIF Nominal Roll, Roll of Honour, Honours and Awards, Embarkation List), Bibliography, Nominal Index. Hard cover in laminated pictorial boards. SIGNED by NEVILLE BROWNING. NEW


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