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A Very Rude Awakening : the night the Japanese midget subs came to Sydney Harbour.

Author: Peter Grose
Publisher: Sydney : Allen & Unwin, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In May of 1942, the war seemed very far away to most Sydneysiders - until the night the three Japanese midget submarines crept into the harbour and caused an unforgettable night of mayhem, high farce, chaos and courage. A ground-breaking new look at one of the most extraordinary stories of Australia at war.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Grose, Peter.
A Very Rude Awakening : The night the Japanese midget subs came to Sydney Harbour.
Sydney : Allen & Unwin, ©2007
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Grose
ISBN: 9781741762457 1741762456
OCLC Number: 780851979
Description: 1 online resource (340 pages)
Contents: Part Title; Title Page; Contents; Introduction; Part I: Preparation; 1 There's a war on; 2 England expects; 3 Running wild; 4 Rather peculiar instruction; 5 Date of attack will be notified; 6 Day of attack shall be May 31; 7 Somehow come back alaive; Part Ii: Attack; 8 The net; 9 All hell breaks loose; 10 Men with black beards; 11 Sudden death; 12 Matsuo's turn; 13 Examining the wreckage; Part Iii: Aftermath; 14 No reference whatsoever; 15 Has everybody seen a submarine?; 16 Caught napping; 17 The nightwatchman's tale; 18 The Admiral's report; 19 Final rest. Epilogue: Whatever happened to . . .?Appendix I: Genuine seller; Appendix Ii: Other gentlemen's mail; Appendix Iii: The Admiral's report; Acknowledgements; Bibliography; Index.

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In May of 1942, the war seemed very far away to most Sydneysiders - until the night the three Japanese midget submarines crept into the harbour and caused an unforgettable night of mayhem, high farce, chaos and courage. A ground-breaking new look at one of the most extraordinary stories of Australia at war.

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