The Resource Napranum / Weipa during wartime : a history from the 1880s to the Second World War, by Geoff Wharton OAM

Napranum / Weipa during wartime : a history from the 1880s to the Second World War, by Geoff Wharton OAM

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Napranum / Weipa during wartime : a history from the 1880s to the Second World War
Title
Napranum / Weipa during wartime
Title remainder
a history from the 1880s to the Second World War
Statement of responsibility
by Geoff Wharton OAM
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Language
eng
Cataloging source
QSL
Dewey number
355.033099438
Government publication
local government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Napranum / Weipa during wartime : a history from the 1880s to the Second World War, by Geoff Wharton OAM
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Napranum / Weipa during wartime : a history from the 1880s to the Second World War, by Geoff Wharton OAM
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword by the Mayor, councillor Rex Burke -- Napranum Aboriginal shire councillors 2017 -- Preface -- Introduction -- Frontier wars : pre-settlement history 1880s-1890s -- Early years of Weipa Mission -- Mission support for the war effort: First World War, 1914-1918 -- Private Alfred Gostelow, 9th Battalion, Australian Imperial Force (AIF) -- Outbreak of the Second World War and the arrival of aviation at Weipa -- Weipa's first enlistment in the Second AIF : John Albert Mackenzie QX2257 -- Advancing Japanese forces threaten the northern missions -- Enemy sea mines and aircraft menace Weipa -- Aircraft spotting: the Volunteer Air Observers Corps -- Weipa and Mapoon men join forces with the RAAF to rescue American air crew -- Weipa in 1943 - ememy forces move closer to Cape York Peninsula -- A surprise visit by American allies - 7PT Boat Squadron, United States Navy -- Sixteen Weipa men joint the Citizen Military Forces: service to the nation in 2nd Australian Water Transport Group, Royal Australian Engineers 1943-1945 and the Torres Strait Light Infantry Battalion, 1945-1946 -- Table 1. Nominal Roll of Weipa men enlisted in the Citizen Military Forces, 1943 -- Thunderbolts at Duyfken Point: a further allied rescue by Weipa men, 1944
Control code
000060648063
Dimensions
30 cm.
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Extent
68 pages
Immediate source of acquisition
Donated by G.Wharton
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some coloured), facsimile, portraits ,
Specific material designation
regular print
Stock number
AIAS084.070917
System control number
(OCoLC)1001721761

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