The Resource When the war came : New Guinea Islands 1942 : personal stories of those who faced WWII on Australian territory and our greatest maritime disaster - the sinking of Montevideo Maru, compiled by Gayle Thwaites

When the war came : New Guinea Islands 1942 : personal stories of those who faced WWII on Australian territory and our greatest maritime disaster - the sinking of Montevideo Maru, compiled by Gayle Thwaites

Label
When the war came : New Guinea Islands 1942 : personal stories of those who faced WWII on Australian territory and our greatest maritime disaster - the sinking of Montevideo Maru
Title
When the war came
Title remainder
New Guinea Islands 1942 : personal stories of those who faced WWII on Australian territory and our greatest maritime disaster - the sinking of Montevideo Maru
Statement of responsibility
compiled by Gayle Thwaites
Contributor
Compiler
Issuing body
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A social history of those who faced WWII on Australian territory - stories of evacuation, escape, massacres, prisoners of war and our greatest maritime disaster, the tragic sinking of Montevideo Maru. Commorating the 75th anniversary of this period in the New Guinea Islands. This collection of personal and family stories is about the Australian settlers in New Guinea, civilians and ex-servicemen who had their lives disrupted by war, and of the young soldiers who found themselves defending a tropical township
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
940.547252
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
When the war came : New Guinea Islands 1942 : personal stories of those who faced WWII on Australian territory and our greatest maritime disaster - the sinking of Montevideo Maru, compiled by Gayle Thwaites
Publication
Copyright
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • glg
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
on1001246724
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxviii, 514 pages
Isbn
9780648008514
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b37216636
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1001246724
  • rc37216636

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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