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Canberra, 21 January 2011.

13 April 2010

Forgotten Men: Timorese in Special Operations during World War II [E-book]


13 Apr 2010

www.scribd.com, San Francisco, CA, USA.

Supplied note:
"For those interested in the WWII history of Timor, the recently published (January 2010) text of "Forgotten Men: Timorese in Special Operations during World War II" ( ISBN 978-0-9805623-2-3, about 102,000 words - 185 A-4 pages) has been uploaded to Scribd for free access ie see [the URL below]. - ec."

" [Forgotten Men: Timorese in Special Operations during World War II by Ernest Chamberlain (2010) - ed.] 'Forgotten Men' is a 102,000-word 'non-commercial'; monograph (ISBN 978-0-9805623-2-3) focusing on the service of Portuguese subjects with the Australian Services Reconnaissance Department (SRD)/Z Special Unit during World War II. The monograph was written to support submissions (2007-2009) seeking recognition for their service by the Australian Government - see Preface and pp.86-87. The story of the more than 600 civilians evacuated from Timor to Australia during the War is also related - including those interned. The work is extensively footnoted, and readers are encouraged to read the primary source documents. Hard copies of this book are available in the National Library of Australia, the State Library of Victoria - and with several other libraries and academics in Australia and overseas. Copies are also with the Australian Department of Defence, Department of Veterans' Affairs, the Australian War Memorial, the Australian Commando Association, the Mary Mackillop East Timor Centre etc."

URL: http://www.scribd.com/doc/29688334/Forgotten-Men-Timorese-in-Special-Operations-during-World-War-II

Internet Archive: (web.archive.org) [the site was not archived at the time of this abstract - ed.]

Link reported by: Ernest Chamberlain (chamber--at--pipeline.com.au)

[Military historian "Ernie Chamberlain is a retired Australian brigadier, having served for 36 years -- including as Australian Defence Attache in Jakarta in the mid-1990s. Since retirement in 1998, he has spent some years in Timor -- including advising Defence Minister Roque Rodrigues and F-FDTL commander Taur Matan Ruak on defence policy and planning (2004-05)." Src: SBY's Timor History, 12 March 2010, http://timorarchives.wordpress.com/]

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