Australian prisoners of war: Second World War
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[2/1] E.C. Givney, The First at war : the story of the 2/1st Australian Infantry Battalion 1939-45, the City of Sydney Regiment (Earlwood: Association of First Infantry Battalions, Editorial Committee, 1987). [Contains: awards and decorations, nominal roll, prisoners of war, wounded, killed in action, died of wounds, buried overseas, cemeteries].
[2/7] W.P. Bolger and J.G. Littlewood. The fiery phoenix: the story of the 2/7 Australian Infantry Battalion 1939-1946 (Parkdale: 2/7 Battalion Association 1983). [Contains: Roll of Honour, wounded in action, prisoners of war, honours and awards, nominal roll].
[2/11] K.T. Johnson, The 2/11 (City of Perth) Australian Infantry Battalion, 1939-1945 (Swanbourne: John Burridge Military Antiques, 2000). [Contains: chronology of formation and activities, chapter on POWs, casualties listed by campaign, decorations and awards, and nominal roll of enlistments 14 October 1939-31 August 1945].
[2/13] G.H. Fearnside [ed]. Bayonets abroad: a history of the 2/13 Battalion, A.I.F. in the Second World War (Swanborne: John Burridge Military Antiques, 1993). [Contains: chronology, honours, decorations and awards, Roll of Honour, prisoners of war 1941-1942, nominal roll and roll of officers].
[2/15] Ronald J. Austin, Let enemies beware 'Caveant hostes': the history of the 2./15 Battalion 1940-1945 (McCrae: The 2/15th Battalion, AIF, Remembrance Club in association with Slouch Hat Publications, Year: 1995). [Contains: chapter on captivity, battle honours, honours and awards, nominal roll, list of officers, BCOF volunteers].
[2/24] R.P. Serle (ed.) The Second twenty-fourth: Australian Infantry Battalion of the 9th Australian Division: a history (Brisbane: Jacaranda Press, 1963). [Contains: chapter on POW story, battle honours and Roll of Honour].
[2/28] Phillip Loffman, Australian Infantry Battalion, including the antitankers who fought with them: prisoners of war captured during action at defence of Tobruk, Ruin Ridge-El Alamein (City Beach: P. Loffman, 1999).
[2/28] Philip Masel, The Second 28th: the story of a famous battalion of the Ninth Australian Division (Perth: 2/28th Battalion and 24 Anti-Tank Company Association, Year: 2000). [Contains for both units: honour roll, nominal roll, honours and awards with citations, casualty list, prisoners of war roll).
[2/3 Anti-Tank Regiment] John Silver, Target tank: the history of the 2/3 Australian anti-tank regiment 9th Division, AIF (Parramatta: Cumberland Newspapers, 1957). [Contains: list of POW, missing and wounded, (p.66), nominal roll].
[2/3 Field Regiment] Les Bishop, The Thunder of the Guns: a history of 2/3 Australian Field Regiment (Sydney: 2/3 Australian Field Regiment Association, Year: 1998). [Contains: chapter on POW, 2/3 Field Regiment honour roll and nominal roll, list of wounded, prisoners of war, medal citations, list 2/41 L.A.D. and 6 Aust. Div. Sigs].
Barton Maughan, Tobruk and El Alamein, The Official History of Australia in the War of 1939-1945, Series 1 (Army) Vol. III (Canberra: Australian War Memorial, 1966). Appendix 1 by A.E. Field
Hugh Clarke, Colin Burgess, Russell Braddon, Prisoners of War, Australians at War (Sydney: Time-Life Books [Australia] Pty Ltd 1988). [Provides an overview of the Australian Prisoner of War experience in Europe and under the Japanese, includes personal anecdotes, biographical information, and maps of location of camps].
Imperial War Museum, Prisoners of war armies and other land forces of the British Empire 1939-1945: alphabetical nominal registers (including number, rank, P.O.W. number, regiment or corps and camp location detail) (Polstead, Suffolk: J.B. Hayward in association with the Imperial War Museum, Dept. of Printed Books, 1990).
Imperial War Museum, Prisoners of war. Naval and Air Forces of Great Britain and the Empire 1939-1945: alphabetical nominal registers of over 21,000 Australian, British, Canadian, New Zealand, South African and other Naval and Air Force prisoners of war of all ranks held in Germany and German occupied territories (Polstead: J. B. Hayward, 1990).