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Author Gamble, Bruce, author.

Title Target Rabaul : the allied siege of Japan's most infamous stronghold, March 1943-August 1945 / Bruce Gamble.

Published Minneapolis, MN : Zenith Press, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  940.5426585 GAMB    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 390 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 366-378) and index.
Contents A pirate goes to Washington -- Stepping stones: the Elkton Plan -- New Guinea graveyard -- The heart of darkness -- Lethal moonlight -- Zeamer and Sarnoski -- The big feud -- Wewak -- Hornet's nest -- Primary colors -- The buccaneers attack -- Stormy weather -- Bloody Tuesday -- Redemption for the Pond Lily -- Carrier raid redux -- Ferdinand the bull -- The twisted code -- Transition -- The ace race -- The feeding frenzy -- Fortress rubble -- Island of despair -- Glory.
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, Japanese.
Operation Cartwheel, 1943-1944.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Papua New Guinea -- Rabaul.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations.
Rabaul (Papua New Guinea) -- History, Military -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780760344071 (hardcover)