The Purple Devils: 2/6th Australian Commando Squadron: Syd Trigellis-Smith

A History of the 2/6th Australian Commando Squadron (formerly the Australian 2/6th Independent Company)


AU$49.99 (Australia)

  • Condition: New
  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Author: Syd Trigellis Smith.
  • Pages: 302
  • ISBN: 9780646071251
  • War: WW2
  • Unit: 2/6 Independent Company

Contain Honour Rolls, Honour and Awards, Nominal Roll, Wounded in Action.

Some Black and White photos throughout.

The Second Fourteenth: 2/14th Battalion: W.B. Russell

A History Of An Australian Infantry Battalion In The Second World War


AU$95.00 (Australia)

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Hardcover no dj as issued
  • Author: W.B. Russell
  • Pages: 335
  • War: WW2
  • Unit: 2/14th BTN

Comes with foldout map in back.

Chapters include formation of the 2/14th and their move to the middle east. Their service and history in Syria, Palestine, Egypt, Kokoda Track, Gona, Lae, Shaggy Ridge, Borneo, Celebs. 

Includes 2/14 Honours and Awards, and Roll of Honour, Summary of Casualties.

Formed in 1940 Victoria the 2/14th was part of the 21st Brigade 7th Division A.I.F.

Battle Honours Included: Kokoda Track, Gona, Balikpapan….

1 VC (Victoria Cross) Private Bruce Kingsbury

Disbanded: 1946

Jackie’s Last Foray: The 7th Division at Balikpapan 1945

The 7th Division at Balikpapan 1945.

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AU$0.00 (Australia)

  • Condition: –
  • Edition: 1st 2005
  • Format: Softcover (A4)
  • Author: Philip Dandy
  • ISBN: 958578036
  • Pages: 365


  • Acknowledgements
  • Dedication
  • Abbreviations
  • Preface
  • “Balikpapan”


  • In “Australia” 20 March to 31 March 1945
  • Trip from “Australia” 1 June to 30 June 1945
  • Landing Phase 1 July 1945
  • 18th Brigade Operations 1 July to 16 August 1945
  • 21st Brigade Operations 1 July to 16 August 1945
  • 25th Brigade Operatiosn 1 July to 16 August 1945


  • Balikpapan Operations (OBOE TWO) Ships involved
  • Honour Roll
  • Bibliography
  • Index