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THE WEWAK MISSION: Coastwatchers at War in New Guinea, Veale, Lionel

Author Name    Veale, Lionel

Title   THE WEWAK MISSION: Coastwatchers at War in New Guinea

Binding   Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition   Very Good +

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Edition   Fourth Impression

Size   4to - over 9" - 12" tall

Publisher   Ashmore City, Queensland, Australia Lionel Veale 2005

ISBN Number    0646283162 / 9780646283166

Seller ID   012678

ix, + 310pp., map endpapers. Intext b/white halftone plates throughout. Book clean. Spine firm, slightly canted. Colour-illustrated gloss boards nominally bumped only. Textblock pristine. Colour-illustrated (as boards), loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn only. Seventy years on, the story of Australia's courageous coastwatchers, and the brave New Guineans who aided them, is told by Lionel Veale, providing the reader with an authentic image of the hazardous missions that were factors in every coastwatchers party assignment as they penetrated and worked behind enemy lines. Contents include: Prelims., 23 emotive chapters, Glossary, Index. Dedicated to the forty-seven coastwatchers who gave their lives . . . most were beheaded after intense interrogation. Their only crime was the defense of their homeland Australia, and their loved ones. LEST WE FORGET. Book weight approx. 810g. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.

Military History, Australia, World War Two, Coastwatchers, New Guinea, Veale, Lionel

Price = 94.00 AUD

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