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British district officer and veteran of Guadalcanal Martin Clemens writes a lively memoir, based on his diaries, of the early years of the war behind enemy lines in one of the most unfriendly climates and terrains in the world. B&w photos. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Martin Clemens served as a British colonial administrator in the Pacific, Palestine, and Cyprus, specializing in political administration and antiterrorism.Review:
A remarkable memoir by the near-mythic British coastwatcher who helped shape the first great Allied counter-offensive in the Pacific war. -- New York Review of Books
Significant as an account of the raw physical and moral courage demonstrated by British and Australian coastwatchers against overwhelming odds. -- Choice
The only man who could tell it has finally told the story. And he has told it well. -- Leatherneck
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Book Description Naval Institute Press, 1998. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M155750122X
Book Description Naval Institute Press, 1998. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P11155750122X
Book Description Naval Institute Press. Hardcover. Condition: New. 155750122X New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.0916603