Secondhand. Very good condition. Minor wear to book edges. Some minor marks on right foredge.
Arriving in early 1942, American servicemen were greeted by West Australians as handsome heroes from a Hollywood inspired world. Over the next three years, some thousands of naval personnel in Perth, Fremantle, Albany and Geraldton arrived, having a more welcomed impact than in other parts of Australia.
The American's impact was, however, fleeting. As they established themselves, they were mainly self-sufficient. Needing nothing from their host community except the warmth of human companionship.