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By Peter Brune

'. . . Brune's e-book is a well timed reminder that regardless of the warmest alliances, international locations occasionally need to rise up and store themselves.' - The Weekend Australian monetary Review

'. . . A Bastard of a Place undeniably ranks because the most sensible publication ever written concerning the Aussie battles in Papua . . . Very hugely prompt, and positively the most effective books of the year.' - invoice Stone, Stone + Stone moment global struggle Books website

In 1942 and early 1943 Papua New Guinea was once 'a bastard of a spot' to struggle a warfare. Peter Brune offers us the ultimate, all-encompassing tale of the 5 battles that modified Australia eternally.

Peter's compelling narrative resonates with the voices of either the well-trained AIF volunteer, and the younger armed forces conscript who triumphed jointly. He interviewed 1000's of those squaddies and himself travelled the treacherous terrain and bloody battlegrounds the place such a lot of in their buddies perished. Peter unearths the interior tale of the way Generals MacArthur and Blamey sacrificed the various senior Australian box commanders as scapegoats to guard their very own positions.

A Bastard of a Place restores Milne Bay, Gona, Buna and Sanananda to their rightful position beside Kokoda to what they need to jointly be for all Australians sacred ground.

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