HMAS ARMIDALE - History of the HMAS Armidale WW2 book


HMAS Armidale The Ship That Had to Die World War II HMAS Armidale by F Walker

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"HMAS Armidale the Ship that had to Die" which is a history of the World War II Australian Navy ship named Armidale.

So basically this is a detailed history of the World War II Armidale which was sunk by Japanese in 1942 about 110 km southeast of Timor. The ship was sunk during an attack by 13 Japanese planes presumably based on Timor. At the time of the sinking there were  149 persons on board. 50 were killed immediately, but the remaining 99 survived the sinking 51 of them got away in lifeboats and 48 remained on the scene in a makeshift life raft. Next day a RAAF Flying Boat sighted the raft, that is the last time that was ever seen of the rafts or the men.

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Scuffs to gloss on cover, slight edge wear, otherwise nice book
Outer Cover on Book:
Soft Cover
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