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THE WEWAK MISSION: Coastwatchers at War in New Guinea by  Lionel Veale - Hardcover - Fourth Impression - 2005 - from Diversity Books and Biblio.com

THE WEWAK MISSION: Coastwatchers at War in New Guinea

by Veale, Lionel

Condition: Very Good +/Very Good


Ashmore City, Queensland, Australia : Lionel Veale , 2005. 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. . Fourth Impression. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


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