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OPERATION SEMUT 1. ‘Z’ Special Unit’s Secret War. Soldiering with the head-hunters of Borneo

Long, Bob
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Record of the guerilla operations of Z special unit of the Australian armed forces in Borneo during WWII. Contains 16 chapters written by members of the unit who describe their experiences and their interaction with the local peoples in their fight against the Japanese invaders. Includes maps and a glossary.The operatives of Semut 1 ‘Z’ Special Unit combined with native Bornean head hunters (who initally used blowpipes and poison darts, and who were later issued with rifles and sub-machine guns) to fight against the Japanese occupiers of Borneo during the Second World War. Scarce and interesting. Illustrated. 010315(Please note: Over standard weight. Orders may incur additional postage charges. We will contact you prior to processing order to request your approval or contact us to confirm postage cost.)

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AuthorLong, Bob
Number of pages608
PublisherThe Author, Bayswater WA
Year Published1999
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