THE WEWAK MISSION: Coastwatchers at War in New Guinea

By: Veale, Lionel

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ix, + 310pp., map endpapers. Intext b/white halftone plates throughout. Book clean. Spine firm, slightly canted. Colour-illustrated gloss boards nominally bumped only. Textblock pristine. Colour-illustrated (as boards), loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn only. Seventy years on, the story of Australia's courageous coastwatchers, and the brave New Guineans who aided them, is told by Lionel Veale, providing the reader with an authentic image of the hazardous missions that were factors in every coastwatchers party assignment as they penetrated and worked behind enemy lines. Contents include: Prelims., 23 emotive chapters, Glossary, Index. Dedicated to the forty-seven coastwatchers who gave their lives . . . most were beheaded after intense interrogation. Their only crime was the defense of their homeland Australia, and their loved ones. LEST WE FORGET. Book weight approx. 810g. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.

Title: THE WEWAK MISSION: Coastwatchers at War in New Guinea

Author Name: Veale, Lionel

Categories: Australian Military History, Military History,

Edition: Fourth Impression

Publisher: Ashmore City, Queensland, Australia, Lionel Veale: 2005

ISBN Number: 0646283162

ISBN Number 13: 9780646283166

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Very Good +

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 012678

Keywords: Military History, Australia, World War Two, Coastwatchers, New Guinea, Veale, Lionel