Brisbane: Ron H. Mortnesen, 2013. First Edition. [Signed] (2) Copyright page 521pp., (1) blank, ill., glossy illustrated covers, 2 colour maps loosley inserted. Corners lightly bumped. Signed by Mortensen at copyright page. Annotation in pencil on the copyright page reads " 1st ed sold with errors / redone and reprinted 3 months/ later. Total 1st - 20 / total 2nd - 180." Item #622
The 7th Australian Infantry brigade famously fought the Battle for Milne Bay in 1942 and won. It was the first time the Japanese had been beaten on land and proved a turning point - aftr this the Japanese were slowly beaten back to Japan.