Coastwatcher / David Hill.

By: Hill, David, 1942- [author.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: [Auckland], New Zealand : Puffin, 2021Description: 271 pages : map ; 20 cmContent type: text | cartographic image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780143775966 ; 0143775960 Other title: Coast watcherSubject(s): World War, 1939-1945 -- Solomon Islands -- Children's fiction | World War, 1939-1945 -- Military intelligence -- Solomon Islands -- Children's fiction | Coastal surveillance -- Solomon Islands -- History -- Children's fictionGenre/Form: War fiction. | Action and adventure fiction. DDC classification: NZ823.2 Summary: War adventure inspired by the coastwatchers of Operation Pacific. It's 1943, and 19-year-old radio operator Frank Benson is shipped out to an enemy-occupied island in the Solomons with two other soldiers. Their mission is to spy on the Japanese. In dense jungle they meet a Solomon Islander who says he has information that will shatter Japanese defences. But he could be working for the enemy. What if it's a trap to get them killed? No training could have prepared Frank for this decision. Their lives - and Operation Pacific - depend on his next move.
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"Watch the enemy. Don't be seen"--Cover.

War adventure inspired by the coastwatchers of Operation Pacific. It's 1943, and 19-year-old radio operator Frank Benson is shipped out to an enemy-occupied island in the Solomons with two other soldiers. Their mission is to spy on the Japanese. In dense jungle they meet a Solomon Islander who says he has information that will shatter Japanese defences. But he could be working for the enemy. What if it's a trap to get them killed? No training could have prepared Frank for this decision. Their lives - and Operation Pacific - depend on his next move.

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