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Poems and Story Yarns By Betty Willis
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Poetry and writings compiled over a lifetime, growing up in the Australian bush and then working in administration. But finally finding her true vocation working with the women of the South Pacific... More > through mission work of the Uniting Church and related organizations. After retirement she continued to enjoy working with South Sea Islanders coming to Australia for training and vocation.< Less
Tibu and Tovaira Defy the Rising Sun By Andy Fletcher
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It ‘s late 1941 and the Japanese are spreading rapidly through S.E. Asia and the Pacific. Rabaul on the Gazelle Peninsular is a tiny Australian outpost in the path of the invasion force.... More > Japanese Spies, Kempai Tai Captain Tanaka, assisted by administration clerk Wilson are working undercover in Rabaul getting advance information. Things move very quickly for thirteen year old Australian Johnny and his lifelong friend fourteen year old boy Tibu, as they get stranded behind enemy lines. With the help of the village Sorcerer Tomarum, Johnny changes his appearance and name to Tovaira and passes himself off as a local boy. The boys break Johnny’s father out of prison camp, after he was captured during the invasion, and get him picked up by an American Submarine. Crack Sniper shot Tibu, with Sten gun wielding Johnny, embark on a campaign to harass the Japanese all the while living in full sight of them. Tanaka and Wilson have both returned from Japan and are hot on the trail of the boys.< Less
Tibu and Tovaira Defy The Rising Sun By Andy Fletcher
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It is late 1941 and the Japanese are spreading rapidly through S.E. Asia and the Pacific. Rabaul on the Gazelle Peninsular is a tiny Australian outpost slap bang in the path of the invasion force.... More > Japanese Spies, Kempai Tai Captain Tanaka, assisted by mixed race Australian, Japanese administration clerk Wilson, are working undercover in Rabaul getting advance information. Things move very quickly for thirteen year old Australian Johnny, and his lifelong friend, fourteen year old local boy Tibu, as they get stranded behind enemy lines. With the help of the village Sorcerer Tomarum, Johnny changes his appearance and name to Tovaira, and passes himself off as a local boy. The boys break Johnny’s father out of prison camp, after he was captured during the invasion, then get him to a Coast watcher, to be picked up by an American Submarine. Crack Sniper shot Tibu, with Sten gun wielding Johnny, then embark on a campaign to harass the Japanese, all the while living in full sight of...< Less
DUMBO DIARY Royal New Zealand Air Force No.6 (Flying Boat) Squadron 1943-1945 By Jenny Scott
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History of RNZAF No.6 Squadron operating PBY-5 and PB2B-1 Catalina flying boats in the South West Pacific, 1943 to 1945.
Birthday Boy By Dennis LaBoyne
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Jeffery Dalton was a Navy pilot during WWII. He was shot down at Rabaul, behind enemy lines. He meets a Japanese girl and befriends her, leading to a truce between him and the Japanese before the end... More > of the war. He returns home and meets a waitress who helps him and eases his re-entry into civilized life.< Less
Birthday Boy By Dennis LaBoyne
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Jeffery Dalton was a Navy pilot during WWII. He was shot down at Rabaul, behind enemy lines. He meets a Japanese girl and befriends her, leading to a truce between him and the Japanese before the end... More > of the war. He returns home and meets a waitress who helps him and eases his re-entry into civilized life.< Less
Gold of the Generals. Book one: New Guinea Gold By Nicholas Richards
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The story involves the treasures stolen and looted by the Japanese forces throughout South East Asia qand the Pacific during WW2. The Japanese forces had a habit of burying their war booty in... More > elaborate tunnels, for safe keeping. The plot is accomplished by having a team of modern day amateur treasure seekers using a high-tech approach, find clues and locate buried treasures, in the exotic islands of Papua New Guinea. The story opens with a murder on a lonely road in PNG, then flashes back to an old Spanish fort in Manila. A team assembles in Manila then flies to Rabaul, heart of volcano country, to join forces with a bunch of assorted types, led by a problematic character. As the group toils for the treasures, they deal with a number of problems such as personal conflicts, diving accidents, attacks from armed criminals, revolutionary forces inside PNG, treachery and murder, and a cataclysmic volcano- the ultimate show stopper.< Less