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Author Stone, Peter, 1943-

Title Hostages to freedom : the fall of Rabaul / Peter Stone
Published Yarram, Vic. : Oceans Enterprises, 1994
©1995

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 W'PONDS  940.5426 Sto/Htf  AVAILABLE
Description v, 513 pages, 27 unnumbered pages : illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portraits ; 31 cm
Contents Ch. 1. Pre-war Rabaul -- Ch. 2. Softening up -- Ch. 3. Invasion -- Ch. 4. Massacre and misery -- Ch. 5. Japanese occupation -- Ch. 6. The Tolai -- Ch. 7. Battle stations -- Ch. 8. Operation cartwheel -- Ch. 9. Ferdinand -- Ch. 10. Prisoners -- Ch. 11. Peace -- Ch. 12. Salvage -- Ch. 13. A Maru or two -- Ch. 14. Pete & Kate & Claude & Mavis -- Ch. 15. Rabaul remembered -- App. 1. Shipwreck list -- App. 2. Japanese customs -- App. 3. Calendar of events -- App. 4. Proclamations -- App. 5. Abbreviations and terminology -- App. 6. Aircraft -- App. 7. C.M.S.B. -- App. 8. The cast
Notes CIP confirmed
Includes indexes
Maps on lining papers
Bibliography Bibliography: pages [515]-[528]
Subject Australia. Australian Army. Australian Imperial Force (1940-1947). Infantry Battalion, 2/22nd -- History.
Prisoners of war -- Australia.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Papua New Guinea -- Rabaul.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Papua New Guinea -- Rabaul.
Rabaul (Papua New Guinea) -- History, Military.
Rabaul (Papua New Guinea) -- History.
ISBN 0646241249 (hbk.)