Title: Splinter’s story ‘… and we were young’
Author: Walshe, J P
Edition: 1st Edition
Publisher: Literary Productions
Publication Date: 2005
Cover: Soft Cover without Dust Jacket – 96 pages
Comments: The author was a member of the 2/30th Battalion and survived the battles against the Japanese on the Malay Peninsular and was later a Prisoner of War for three and a half years.
This book covers five vivid accounts of Australia’s resistance 1941 – 45 to Japan’s southwest thrust in World War 2 as told by a young infantry, Jim ‘Splinter’ Walshe.