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Title:The Heroes of Rimau; Unravelling the Mystery of One of World War II's Most Daring Raids (from the research of Maj Tom Hall)
Price:AUD$60.00 (about USD$41.10)
Book ID:SB00-0226118
Publisher:Sally Milner Publishing Pty, Limited, Birchgrove, New South Wales, 1990
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Good
Sally Milner Publishing Pty, Limited, 1990, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First, Illustrated By: Photographic

800 g; VI, 314 pages, with double page end page maps, 24 pages of black-and-white photography in original hardcover binding with silver printing on the spine, and illustrated dust jacket. Slight rubbing at the top edge of the spine and the fold over corners. Otherwise in very good condition. On September 11, 1944 the British submarine Porpoise left Fremantle harbour intent on repeating the Jaywick rate of 1943 by blowing up 60 ships in Japanese occupied Singapore harbour 19 days later, the preliminary part of the operation successfully completed, the submarine commander farewelled the raiders at Pedjantan Island, promising to return to pick them up in 38 days time. A handful of Chinese and Malays and the conquering Japanese were the only people ever to see the 23 men again. According to the scandal official post-war record, the mission was another failure with all of the party Catholic killed. After a 31 year surge, Maj Tom Hall with the assistance of writer Lynette Silver. Has overturned the official version and uncover the truth. They have established the fate of every member of the party, and unravel the story -- that has been for 45 years all but lost, distorted by hearsay and fantasy, by military cover-ups and conspiracy, by official bungling, ineptitude and apathy. -- paraphrasing the front fold over blurb Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Military & Warfare; ISBN: 1863510184. ISBN/EAN: 9781863510189. Inventory No: 0226118.
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