The First At War

The story of the 2/1st Australian Infantry Battalion 1939-45, The City of Sydney Regiment. 

The men of the 2/1st Australian Infantry Battalion have given permission for a second print of their book, “The First at War”. This is the story of the men who were first to volunteer for Australia in 1939 and fought the enemy in North Africa, Greece, Crete, Syria and over the Kokoda Trail. It is a story of tough and determined men and their leaders who were still engaging the enemy when the war ended in August 1945. Includes a listing of Awards and Decorations, Nominal Roll, Wounded, Prisoners who escaped and rejoined the battalion and Roll of Honour.  This is the Second edition which was published in 2010.

Hard cover, photographs, 558 pages.

The First At War
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