Kokoda, 1942: Japanese advance (Readings)
Module name: Campaign history (All groups perspective)
This page was contributed by John Moremon (Australian War Memorial)
Austin, Vic, To Kokoda and beyond: the story of the 39th Battalion, 1941–1943, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1998.
Brune, Peter, Those ragged bloody heroes: from the Kokoda Trail to Gona Beach 1942, Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1991.
Brune, Peter, We band of brothers: a biography of Ralph Honner, soldier and statesman, Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 2000.
Budden, F. M., That mob: the story of the 55/53rd Australian Infantry Battalion, AIF, F. M. Budden, Sydney, 1973.
Burns, John, The brown and blue diamond at war: the story of the 2/27th Battalion AIF, 2/27th Battalion Ex-servicemen’s Association, Adelaide, 1960.
Crooks, William, The footsoldiers: the story of the 2/33rd Australian Infantry Battalion, AIF in the war of 1939–45, Printcraft Press (for the 2/33rd Australian Infantry Battalion, A.I.F. Association), Sydney, 1971.
Dornan, Peter, The silent men: Syria to Kokoda and on to Gona, Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1999.
Draydon, Allan W., Men of courage: a history of 2/25 Australian Infantry Battalion 1940–1945, 2/25 Australian Infantry Battalion Association, Cheltenham (Vic), 2000.
Edgar, Bill, Warrior of Kokoda: a biography of Brigadier Arnold Potts, Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1999.
Franke, Carl S., Mad Mick’s mob: a history of the 15th Australian Field Company RAE (AIF), 15th Australian Field Company Engineers Association, Mentone (Vic), 1995.
Gillison, Douglas, Australia in the War of 1939–1945, Series 3 (Air): vol. I, Royal Australian Air Force 1939–42, Canberra, 1962.
Horner, D. M., Crisis of command: Australian generalship and the Japanese threat, 1941-1943, Australian National University Press, Canberra, 1978.
Horner, David, Blamey: the Commander-in-Chief, Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1998.
Laffin, John, Forever forward: the story of the 2/31st Infantry Battalion, 2nd AIF, 1940–45, 2/31st Australian Infantry Battalion Association (New South Wales Branch), Newport (NSW), 1994
McAllester, J. C., Men of the 2/14 Battalion, 2/14 Battalion Association, Melbourne, 1990
McAulay, Lex, Blood and iron: the battle for Kokoda 1942, Hutchinson, Sydney, 1991
McCarthy, Dudley, Australia in the War of 1939–-1945, Series I (Army): vol. V, South-West Pacific Area – First Year: Kokoda to Wau, Canberra, 1959.
Paull, Raymond, Retreat from Kokoda, Heinemann, Melbourne, 1958 (reprinted 1982).
Rowell, S. F., Full circle, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1974.
Russell, W. B., The Second Fourteenth battalion: a history of an Australian infantry battalion in the Second World War, Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1948.
Smith, Neil, Kokoda track casualties: an outline history of Australian involvement in the campaign with unit and full casualty listings, Mostly Unsung Military History Research and Publications, Gardenvale (Vic), 2001.
Steward, H. D., Recollections of a Regimental Medical Officer, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1983.
Sublet, Frank, Kokoda to the sea: a history of the 1942 campaign in Papua, Slouch Hat Publications, McCrae (Vic), 2000.
Tanaka, Kengoro, Operations of the Imperial Japanese Armed Forces in the Papua New Guinea theater during World War II, Japan Papua New Guinea Goodwill Society, Tokyo, 1980.
Trigellis-Smith, S., The purple devils: a history of the 2/6 Australian Commando Squadron, formerly the 2/6 Australian Independent Company, 1942–1946, 2/6 Commando Squadron Association, Melbourne, 1992.
Uren, Malcolm, A thousand men at war: the story of the 2/16th Battalion, AIF, Heinemann, Melbourne, 1959.
Walker, Allan S., Australia in the War of 1939–1945, Series 5 (Medical): vol. III, The Island Campaigns, Canberra, 1957.
Wilson, David, Jacksons few: 75 Squadron RAAF, Port Moresby, March/May 1942, David Wilson, Canberra, 1988.
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