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  North Queensland: World War II 1942-1945
North Queensland: WWII 1942-1945


 
Our Price: AU$13.50 Inc GST
Media: BOOK - paperback, 68 pages
Author: P. Wilson
Year: 1988
Other Data: appendixes, bibliog, large fold-out map

Availability: Out of Print
Product Code: AND241
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This booklet has been compiled to complement the map (which is included) on North Queensland World War II. It attempts to cover, in bare detail, the activities of the Royal Australian Navy, the Australian Army and the Royal Australian Air Force in North Queensland during that period.

It also sketches the trials and contributions of the civilian population during difficult period. The work of essential services such as Queensland Railways is mentioned, together with the vital role in construction played by the Main Roads Commission, as is also Qantas.

A brief recapitulation of the events of the Battle of the Coral Sea is included. In the appendixes the reader will find detailed listings of the units involved, including some details of base units and other information which may assist the researcgers interested in this aspect of Austrlian history.

Contents:
Foreword
Royal Australian Navy
Australian Merchant Navy
Australian Army
Royal Australian Air Force
Queensland Railways
Main Roads Commission
Civilian Population
Food Production
Qantas
Women in North Queensland
United States Navy
United States Army
United States Army Air Force
Battle of the Coral Sea
Appendix A: Royal Australian Navy--Ships, Convoy Designations and Minefields 1941-45
Appendix B: Australian Military Forces--Units which serves in North Queensland 1942-45
Appendix C: Australian Military Forces--Brigade Composition--AIF and Militia
Appendix D: Australian Military Forces--Base Units in North Queensland 1942-45
Appendix E: Royal Australian Air Force--Squadrons operational in North Queensland 1942-45
Appendix F: Royal Australian Air Force--Base Units in North Queensland 1942-45
Appendix G: Royal Australian Air Force--Radar Stations in North Queensland 1942-45
Appendix H: Royal Australian Air Force and United States Army Air Force--Airfields and Landing Strips in North Queensland 1942-45
Appendix J: Royal Australian Air Force--Principal Aircraft types operated in North Queensland 1942-45
Appendix K: United States Navy--Units in North Queensland 1942-45
Appendix L: United States Army--Units in North Queensland 1942-45
Appendix M: United States Army Air Force--Squadrons operational in North Queensland 1942-45
Appendix N: United States Army Air Force--Group composition in North Queensland 1942-45
Appendix P: United States Army Air Force--Base Unites in North Queensland 1942-45
Appendix R: United States Army Air Force--Principal Aircraft types operated in North Queensland 1942-45
Appendix S: Japanese Air Raids on North Queensland 1942-43
Bibliography


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