The Kavieng Massacre - A war crime revealed
This engaging book reveals the shocking truth of the Kavieng Massacre during the Second World War. During the push southward in the Pacific by the Japanese, a large group of expatriate Australian men and German Catholic missionaries were trapped on New Ireland. They disappeared without trace in March 1944. After the Pacific war ended in August 1945, the Australian Government commenced a largely secret enquiry into the fate of these missing civilians discovering that all the internees had been secretly murdered by their captors. This story finally unravels the truth.
Soft cover, photographs, 304 pages.