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Island Exiles (Nauru during World War II)

Garrett, Jemima


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An account of the experiences of the inhabitants of Nauru during three years of Japanese occupation in WWII. Based largely on interviews, diaries and other contemporary writings, it tells of the initial invasion of the island, and the brutal treatment the Islanders received, including starvation, beatings, deportation and forced labour. Also provides an account of the Island’s liberation and subsequent rebuilding of Nauruan community life. Includes references and an index. 200 p. : maps ; 22 cm. Bibliography: p. [197]-200. #170522 Nauru — History, World War, 1939-1945 — Nauru, World War, 1939-1945 — Nauru — Personal narratives, Nauruan

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Author Garrett, Jemima
Number of pages200 p. : maps ; 22 cm.
PublisherABC Books for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Year Published1996
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