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The Rag Tag Fleet was written by and Ian W. Shaw. The 336 page book was published by Hachette Australia in 2017 with an ISBN 10 of 0733637302. Most books are now available in ebook, pdf and audible formats. If you need more information about this publication, it can be purchased at Amazon.com or Google Books. If the book is older and/or out of print book try to locate a copy on eBay.com. The Rag Tag Fleet mentions 1 serial killers including Eddie Leonski. The author Ian W. Shaw has 3 book(s) listed on Killer.Cloud used for the purpose of documenting facts about Serial Killers listed in our database.
The fascinating - and unknown - story of the Rag Tag Fleet, a collection of hundreds of Australian fishing trawlers and schooners, organised by the US Army, which transported vital supplies for US and Australian forces across the South-East Pacific. Boys under the age of 17 and men over 60, and those who weren't well enough to join the Australian regular forces formed the crews. Each boat was armed with one machine gun - and sailed under the American flag. Conditions on the boats were grim. Numerous crew members contracted diseases including malaria, dysentery and dengue fever. Vulnerable to aircraft attack, the boats were frequently strafed and bombed. The story is told through the experiences of the Australian crew on half a dozen ships -...
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