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Australian commandos : their secret war against the Japanese in World War II

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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In the jungle islands of the southwest Pacific, Australia's elite M/Z commando teams conducted daring rescue, sabotage, and intelligence missions during World War II.

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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Personal narratives, Australian
Personal narratives, American
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: A B Feuer
ISBN: 9780811732949 0811732940
OCLC Number: 62392983
Notes: Originally published as: Commando!
Description: xiii, 194 pages : illustrations, portraits, maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: The beginnings of Allied intelligence and the Pensacola convoy --
The "Rimau" expedition --
Commando training : Cecil Anderson's story --
Operation "Python" in Borneo --
Operation "Politician" : the USS Bream patrols --
The USS Pargo at Woody Island --
The "Politician" patrols of the USS Bluegill --
The USS Boarfish and "Politician" at Tourane Bay --
Operation "Starfish" and the USS Rock --
The USS Perch II and "Platypus" at Balikpapan --
The USS Hawkbill and Operation "Crocodile" --
"Semut" operations and the invasion of Sarawak --
"Semut IV" : Rowan Waddy's story --
Rescue from New Britain: Fred Hargesheimer's story.
Series Title: Stackpole military history series.
Responsibility: A.B. Feuer ; foreword by Colonel Robert Barr Smith ; afterwords by Captain George Folta and Captain John Keith Leasure.
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