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
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.