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Fighters from the Fringe [electronic resource] : Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders Recall the Second World War

Author/Creator:
Hall, Robert G.
Publication:
Canberra : Aboriginal Studies Press, 1995.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (234 p.)
Subjects:
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Aboriginal Australian -- Personal narratives, Australian
World War, 1939-1945 -- Biography
Aboriginal Australians -- Biography
Torres Strait Islanders
Local subjects:
Aboriginal Australians -- Biography.
Australia -- Armed Forces -- Aboriginal Australians -- Biography.
Australia - Armed Forces - Aboriginal Australians - Biography.
Torres Strait Islanders -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 - Participation, Aboriginal Australian.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Aboriginal Australian.
World War, 1939-1945 - Participation, Australian aboriginal.
World War, 1939-1945 - Personal narratives, Australian.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Australian.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Thousands of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people served their country during World War II and this book focuses on the experiences of six of those soldiers.
Contents:
Cover; Copyright; Contents; Acronyms and Abbreviations; Preface; 1 Defending Australia; 2 Reg Saunders: Leader in Two Wars; 3 Charles Mene: Warrior on the Move; 4 Oodgeroo Noonuccal: Wireless Operator; 5 Saulo Waia: Pearl Diver Turned Soldier; 6 Leonard Waters: Fighter Pilot - Black Magic; 7 Tom Lowah: Islander Non-commissioned Officer; 8 The Aboriginal and Islander Contribution; Bibliography; Index; Picture Credits
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
ISBN:
0-85575-511-3
OCLC:
728781166
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