The Corps of the Royal Australian Engineers in the Second World War 1939-45
First edition, 1946. No inscriptions. 'Compiled by some who were there & with thanks to Major W. Lennard, formerly of Guinea Gold' now of the Herald'. Fine binding in very good dust jacket which has small nick to spine but now protected by clear removable archival sleeve. No foxing but lightly toned throughout owing to quality of paper used during the war period. Frontis / foreword, Blaimey. 14 full page water-colour plates by Sgt J. A. Salt, painted during the last few months of the Japanese war, are in pristine condition; sketches of wharf construction at Darwin,1942-44; photos of Middle East; Sheet Music for 'Hurrah for the CRE'; Engineers in Campaigns; In Memoriam; Decorations & Awards, plus a Supplementary List of Decorations & Awards tucked into dust jacket. Also tucked in, re-order card from the Secretary of the RAE Assn Engineer Depot, Batman Ave. Collectible. *** The Specialty Press.
Compiled By: Lennard, Major W.
Published: 1946 The Specialty Press Melbourne
Edition: First edition
Binding Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good