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Vivid firsthand accounts of a secret organization whose existence was denied during the war Maps pinpoint coast-watching locations From their perches on islands such as Buka and Bougainville, coast watchers--for the most part, Australian civilians--monitored Japanese shipping and aircraft activity. They played a pivotal role during the battle for Guadalcanal in the fall ofVivid firsthand accounts of a secret organization whose existence was denied during the war Maps pinpoint coast-watching locations From their perches on islands such as Buka and Bougainville, coast watchers--for the most part, Australian civilians--monitored Japanese shipping and aircraft activity. They played a pivotal role during the battle for Guadalcanal in the fall of 1942, when their intelligence facilitated the interception and destruction of twelve Japanese transports. These reports from the participants themselves provide a fascinating account that will intrigue historians as well as World War II and espionage buffs....

Title : Coast Watching in World War II: Operations Against the Japanese in the Solomon Islands, 1941-43
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ISBN : 9780811733298
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 218 Pages
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