The Battle for Wau: New Guinea's Frontline 1942–1943

Edition: 1st
Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 2008-05-19
Publisher(s): Cambridge University Press
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Table of Contents

List of illustrationsp. ix
Forewordp. xiii
Acknowledgementsp. xv
Prologuep. xvii
Salamaua Fallsp. 1
Commandosp. 20
Scorched earthp. 41
Underminedp. 61
Convoyp. 74
Assault on Mubop. 91
17th Brigadep. 112
'They came like the rain'p. 136
'Life blood of green'p. 166
Force of armsp. 191
Lost airmenp. 210
Retreat from Waup. 223
Conclusionp. 240
Notesp. 246
Abbreviationsp. 267
Bibliographyp. 268
Indexp. 275
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