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Australian commandos : their secret war against the Japanese in World War II / A.B. Feuer ; foreword by Colonel Robert Barr Smith ; afterwords by Captain George Folta and Captain John Keith Leasure.

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Stackpole Military history series
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
South Whitley Comm. PL - South Whitley FOX WW2 FEUER A.B. (Text) 30402004801199 FOX ROOM In process -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780811732949
  • ISBN: 0811732940
  • Physical Description: xiii, 194 p. : ill., ports., maps ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books, 2006.

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General Note:
Originally published as: Commando!
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 188-189) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > Commando operations > Pacific Area.
World War, 1939-1945 > Personal narratives, Australian.
World War, 1939-1945 > Personal narratives, American.
Great Britain. Special Operations Executive. Services Reconnaissance Department. Z Special Unit.
Allied Forces. South West Pacific Area. Allied Intelligence Bureau. M Unit.

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Stackpole Military history series

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