Title: ‘Soldier Superb’ – The Australian Fights in New Guinea

Author: Dawes, Alan

Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

Publication Date: 1943


Cover: Hard Cover with Dust Jacket – 102 pages

Comments: A contemporary overview of the New Guinea Campaign of 1942 and 1943 as seen by the author who was a war correspondent with Australian forces.

Official War Photographs and 14 drawings by Russell Drysdale of soldiers sharing a smoke and a rest together and various day to day activities. Author depicts the life and death of the soldiers, their mud hole homes, the Japanese tricks to draw fire and locate positions and naming many soldiers gives a real identity to them even after many years.