To Find a Path: Keeping the peace, 1950-1975
Military history covering the post-war years from the re-raising of the Pacific Islands Regiment in 1950 to the formation of the Papua New Guinea Defence Force and to independence. Provides a condensed history of PNGDF, a detailed examination of the development of the Pacific Islands Regiment, and the role of the headquarters, marine and ancillary units that contributed to the final shape of the defence force. Includes a section on the years preceding independence and the steps leading to the final transfer of defence function from Australia to Papua New Guinea. Copiously illustrated. Includes an index of names. The author is a former officer in charge of the Mumeng Patrol Post in PNG. His other publications include TWings of Gold: How the aeroplane developed in New Guinea', and TKiap: Australia's patrol officers in Papua New Guinea'.
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