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This is a second-hand hardcover book

Condition: The dust jacket has light creasing and wear to the edges, heavy fly spotting to the front and light age spotting to the back, and a small stain on the back flap. There is light age spotting to the first and last two pages, and light browning to the edges of the compressed pages.

The first page has soldiers names and army details written on it (please see photo), and one page has a poem called ‘Korea Action’ with author listed as unknown; below written in pen is the supposed authors name and army details (please see photo). The rest of the book has no faults.

Dimensions: 176x250mm
Pages: 279
Publisher: Mostly Unsung
Publication date: 1990 first edition

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Home by Christmas
By Lt. Col. Neil C. Smith

The Australian Army In Korea 1950-56

Being a record of the Australian Army’s involvement in the Korean War and listing those who served in Korea 1960-56.

Contents:

-Introduction
-The Cancer Erupts
-Australia Answers The Call
-High Tide at Kapyong
-The Defensive Battle
-Not To Be Forgotten

Appendices:
-The Nursing Service
-The Medical System
-Non Combatants
-Australian Casualty Statistics
-Patrol Action Report
-Campaign Awards
-CMF Observers Report October 1952
-Summary of Awards
-Those Who Served

Maps:
-General Map of Korea
-June - September 1950
-September - November 1950
-November 1950 - January 1951
-The Battle of Kapyong
-The Battle of Kapyong
-The Battle of Kapyong
-The Battle of Kapyong
-January 1951- July 1953

Figures:
-Communist Propaganda Leaflets
-UN Propaganda Leaflets
-UN Cemetery at Pusan & Indian Field Ambulance
-Korean War Memorial Scroll & 2 RJR Patrol on the Kansas Line
-1, 2 and 3 RAR Parade & 1 RAR Sergeants' Mess, Korea 1952

-Bibliography

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