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Commando! : the M/Z Unit's secret war against Japan

Author: A B Feuer
Publisher: Westport, Conn : Praeger, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This story of Australia's M/Z Unit commandos and the part they played in the Southwest Pacific during World War II, provides an account of daring, clandestine operations conducted by the Allies deep  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Feuer, A.B., 1925-
Commando!
Westport, Conn : Praeger, 1996
(OCoLC)603795865
Online version:
Feuer, A.B., 1925-
Commando!
Westport, Conn : Praeger, 1996
(OCoLC)607653019
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: A B Feuer
ISBN: 0275954080 9780275954086
OCLC Number: 33403260
Description: xvi, 171 pages, [13] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / Robert Barr Smith --
1. The Beginnings of Allied Intelligence and the Pensacola Convoy --
2. The "Rimau" Expedition --
3. Commando Training: Cecil Anderson's Story --
4. Operation "Python" in Borneo --
5. Operation "Politician": The USS Bream Patrols --
6. The USS Pargo at Woody Island --
7. The "Politician" Patrols of the USS Bluegill --
8. The USS Boarfish and "Politician" at Tourane Bay --
9. Operation "Starfish" and the USS Rock --
10. The USS Perch II and "Platypus" at Balikpapan --
11. The USS Hawkbill and Operation "Crocodile" --
12. "Semut" Operations and the Invasion of Sarawak --
13. "Semut IV": Rowan Waddy's Story --
14. Rescue from New Britain: Fred Hargesheimer's Story --
Afterword / George W. Folta --
Afterword / John Keith Leasure.
Responsibility: A.B. Feuer ; foreword by Robert Barr Smith ; afterwords by George Folta and John Keith Leasure.

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"A.B. Feuer's book...captures the despiration and danger of 14 M/Z unit operations and the involvement of 13 USN submarines. He lets the men involved tell their stories in their own words with just Read more...

 
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