Description

Title: Fighting the Enemy – Australian Soldiers and their Adversaries in World War II

Author: Johnston, Mark

Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

Publication Date: 2000

ISBN: 0521782228

Cover: Hard Cover with Dust Jacket – 182 pages

Comments: This title is an examination of the way Australian combat soldiers interacted with troops from Germany, Italy, Vichy France and Japan. Based on wartime writings of 100s of Australian front-line soldiers, this contains many moving descriptions of high emotions and drama which highlight their attitudes to the enemy. The attitudes range from humanitarian to barbarous, providing insight into the practice of killing.