The Last Man Standing - Herb Ashby and the Battle of El Alamein
Peter Dornan tells the story of the Battle of El Alamein through the eyes of Herb Ashby of the 2/48th Battalion, who at eighteen years of age left his home in Mount Gambier to fight a war on the other side of the world. Herb Ashby was wounded in the Siege of Tobruk and was decorated for his services in the Battle of El Alamein. He assisted his battalion to become the most highly decorated Australian battalion in the war. Paperback, 213 pages.