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Ambon

Author: Roger Maynard
Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. : Hachette Australia, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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Brutality, survival, courage and mateship in Ambon - a place of nightmares. In February 1942 the Indonesian island of Ambon fell to the might of the advancing Japanese war machine. Among the captured Allied forces was a unit of 1150 Australian soldiers known as Gull Force, who had been sent to defend the island a strategy doomed from the very beginning. Several hundred Australians were massacred in cold blood soon  Read more...
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Maynard
ISBN: 9780733630484 0733630480
OCLC Number: 863214132
Description: xvii, 334 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Roger Maynard.

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