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The Resource Curtin's cowboys : Australia's secret bush commandos, Richard & Helen Walker

Curtin's cowboys : Australia's secret bush commandos, Richard & Helen Walker

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Curtin's cowboys : Australia's secret bush commandos
Title
Curtin's cowboys
Title remainder
Australia's secret bush commandos
Statement of responsibility
Richard & Helen Walker
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Summary
Includes references to Aboriginal guides involved in coast surveillance of the N.T. during Japanese invasion of 1942
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Walker, Richard
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Walker, Helen
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  • Australia
  • Australia
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Coastal surveillance
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Curtin's cowboys : Australia's secret bush commandos, Richard & Helen Walker
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 188) and index
Contents
Illustrations -- Figures -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- A hotbed of Japanese espionage -- It was like opening a floodgate -- We never dreamt it would be so vast and uninhabited -- You grew up overnight, you have to -- We believed the Japs had better maps -- Our rate of survival would have been nil -- It was sheer hell -- The bastards are gone -- A quart of butter in the sump -- I'd never seen rain like it -- A bit of tobacco, a pair of shorts and a hat -- It was 141 days of hell -- It took 144 stitches to sew him up -- A review of the Coast Reporting system -- Notes
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xviii, 194 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Isbn
9780868617657
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
Label
Curtin's cowboys : Australia's secret bush commandos, Richard & Helen Walker
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 188) and index
Contents
Illustrations -- Figures -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- A hotbed of Japanese espionage -- It was like opening a floodgate -- We never dreamt it would be so vast and uninhabited -- You grew up overnight, you have to -- We believed the Japs had better maps -- Our rate of survival would have been nil -- It was sheer hell -- The bastards are gone -- A quart of butter in the sump -- I'd never seen rain like it -- A bit of tobacco, a pair of shorts and a hat -- It was 141 days of hell -- It took 144 stitches to sew him up -- A review of the Coast Reporting system -- Notes
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xviii, 194 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Isbn
9780868617657
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.

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