This short, but comprehensive, history of the 2/33rd Australian Infantry Battalion is intended for general use as well as study by primary and secondary school students. It covers the period of World War II from 1939 to 1945 and the commemorative actvities of the Battalion Association since the war ended. It gives details of all campaigns and major battles, from the battalion’s formation in England in 1941 to the Japanese surrender after the battle of Balikpapan in Borneo in 1945. Click on the photographs to read the battalion’s dramatic story.