Colour Patch - The Men of the 2/4th Australian Machine Gun Battalion 1940 - 1945
Despatched at the eleventh hour at General Gordon Bennetts' request to add some firepower to the defence of Singapore, these men could only manage to delay the tide of the Japanese advance towards Australia. Every man who served overseas with this battalion is documented. There is a comprehensive overview of the POW experience including a catalogue of the many Japanese labour camps scattered throughout the Far East. Hardback, maps, illustrations, nominal rolls, index, sources and bibliography, 928 pages.