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Coast watching in World War II : operations against the Japanese on the Solomon Islands, 1941-43

Author: A B Feuer
Publisher: Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books, 2006.
Series: Stackpole military history series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The Allied coast watching network in the Solomons was one of the most successful intelligence operations of World War II.

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Genre/Form: Diaries
History
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, Australian
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Coast watching in World War II.
Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books, 2006
(OCoLC)647048989
Named Person: Jack Read; Paul Mason; Paul Mason; Jack Read
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: A B Feuer
ISBN: 9780811733298 0811733297
OCLC Number: 64065878
Notes: Includes index.
Originally published: Westport, CT : Praeger, 1992.
Description: xx, 218 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Retreat from Buka Island and the abandonment of Kieta, Dec. 12, 1941-Aug. 7, 1942 / by Jack Reed --
Organizing the coast watching operation in northern Bougainville, Feb. 20-Apr. 5, 1942 / by Jack Reed --
Coast watching activities begin in earnest, Apr. 19-Aug. 17, 1942 / by Jack Reed --
Setting up the southern Bougainville coast watching station, Mar. 6-Aug. 7, 1942 / by Paul Mason --
Air battles at Guadalcanal, Aug. 8, 1942-Jan. 1, 1943 / by Jack Reed --
Porapora days and the U.S.S. Nautilus rescue, Nov. 4, 1942-Jan. 1, 1943 /by Jack Reed --
Missionary work on Buka and Bougainville and the U.S.S. Nautilus rescue, Sept. 1940-Jan. 4, 1943 / Many Irene Alton --
Japanese search for the southern Bougainville radio station, Aug. 8, 1942-Jan. 1, 1943 / by Paul Mason --
Reorganization of the coast watching operation and the U.S.S. Gato rescue, Jan. 2-Apr. 30, 1943 / by Jack Reed --
Heading north, Jan. 2-Apr. 30, 1943 --
Japanese attack n Porapora and other coast watcher locations, May 1-July 19, 1943 / by Jack Reed --
End of attempts to return to southern Bougainville, May 1-July 10, 1943 / by Paul Mason --
Death of Admiral Yamamoto and the ambush of Mason's party, Mar. 29-June 26, 1943 / by Ken H. Thorpe and Walter Radimey --
Escape from Bougainville : U.S.S. Guardfish rescues, July 20-July 30, 1943 / by Jack Keenan and Jack Reed.
Series Title: Stackpole military history series.
Responsibility: edited by A.B. Feuer ; foreword by Walter Lord.
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