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Pasifika coastwatchers

documentary heritage
  • Other Name

    Reading Warrior (Series)

  • Description

    "On Sunday 7 December 1941, Japanese fighter planes attacked American ships in Pearl Harbour, Hawaii. New Zealand, Australia, the United States and Britain declared war on Japan.And the Pasifika Coastwatchers leaped into action!Their job was to report the movements of Japanese aircraft, ships and submarines. If they were caught they were beaten, imprisoned and sometimes executed. But without these brave men, women and children, the Pacific war may have been lost.

    This is their story"--Back cover

  • Place
  • Other Id

    D767 RIL (Library of Congress Call Number)

    91898 (Cat ID)

    91701 (Presto content ID)

  • Department

Images and documents


  • Object Type
  • Name/Title
    Pasifika coastwatchers
  • Other Name

    Reading Warrior (Series)

  • Primary Maker
  • Contributor/Publisher
    Reading Warrior
  • Place
  • Date
  • Physical Description

    38 pages : colour illustrations ; cm

  • Language
  • Level of Current Record
    Bib record
  • Member Object

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  • Edition/State/Version
    First edition
  • Subject Category
  • Public Access Text

    [Keywords: World War, 1939-1945--Juvenile literature--Oceania; Aircraft spotting--History--20th century--Oceania]

  • Subject Notes
    David Riley is a teacher at Tangaroa College in Otara, South Auckland, and the author of the Reading Warrior series.
  • Collection Type
    General Collection
  • Copyright
    All rights reserved
  • Last Update
    19 Dec 2023

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