Kokoda - Peter FitzSimons

Kokoda

By Peter FitzSimons

  • Release Date: 2010-12-16
  • Genre: Military
  • Size: 8.21 MB

Alternative Downloads

Server Link Speed
Mirror [#1] Kokoda.pdf 33,835 KB/Sec
Mirror [#2] Kokoda.pdf 42,585 KB/Sec
Mirror [#3] Kokoda.pdf 30,959 KB/Sec

Description

‘an engrossing narrative, beautifully controlled by a master storyteller' Michael McKernan, Sydney Morning Herald

The bestselling, acclaimed, authoritative account of one of the most famous battles in Australian military history – now established as a classic.

For Australians, Kokoda is the iconic battle of World War II, yet few people know just what happened – and just what our troops achieved. In his bestselling book, Peter FitzSimons tells the Kokoda story in his distinctive gripping style. Conditions on the track were hellish – rain was constant, the terrain close to inhospitable, food and ammunition supplies were practically non-existent and the men constantly battled malaria and dysentery, as well as the Japanese. Kokoda was a defining battle for Australia – a small force of young, ill-equipped Australians engaged a highly experienced and hitherto unstoppable Japanese force on a narrow, precarious jungle track – and defeated them.

keyboard_arrow_up