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Curtin's cowboys : Australia's secret bush commandos / Richard & Helen Walker
Bib ID 178695
Format BookBook
Author
Walker, Richard
 
Description Sydney : Allen & Unwin, 1986 
xviii, 194 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0868617652
Summary

Includes references to Aboriginal guides involved in coast surveillance of the N.T. during Japanese invasion of 1942.

Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 188.

Subjects Australia. Army. North Australia Observer Unit -- History.  |  Australia. Army -- Commando troops.  |  World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- Australia.  |  Defence - Coastal surveillance.  |  Settlement and contacts - Explorers - Aboriginal guides.  |  Defence - World War II.  |  Law enforcement - Police trackers.  |  Defence - Armed forces - Army.  |  Northern Territory (NT)
Other authors/contributors Walker, Helen

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