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The Warramunga's War - Greg Kater

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Published: 12th January 2018
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The Warramunga's War is a sweeping narrative of the friendship that forms between a young Australian army officer, Jamie Munro, and an educated half-caste Warramunga aboriginal NCO, Jack 'Jacko' O'Brien, during the Syrian campaign against the Vichy French in World War II. Jacko rescues a wounded Jamie after which they are conscripted in Cairo by MI6. Here, Jamie and Jacko learn about the seamy side of war in counterespionage as they track down German spies. The principal fictional characters interact with actual historical figures and events throughout the story.

As the desert war escalates to the west of Cairo, the MI6 team confuses the enemy with misleading radio messages using German codes and using local entertainers as undercover agents. On one of his day leaves, Jacko meets a beautiful young Syrian-French girl and a strong romantic bond forms between the two during his time in Cairo.

Following the end of the desert war, Jamie and Jacko are assigned to wartime intelligence work in Southeast Asia. After the end of the Pacific war, they initiate the Darwin operations of the CIS, the Commonwealth Investigation Service. On the trail of two suspected wartime German agents, they discover the agents have formed a dangerous criminal gang with an individual they had known during their time in Cairo. The tracking skills of the Warramunga are needed to finally catch up with the murderous gang in Western Australia's Kimberley region.

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This is a book about history, war action and friendship

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Theres nothing like a War thriller to make the day and I will add night to go down like a charm. Romance and shear dishonestly collide to form the perfect storm of what I consider is a military World War II Novel that will surpass the test of time. Main characters Jamie and Jacko are really described and developed to perfection I thought. The story moves along and the plot thickens with mystery and sets the stage for a worldwide journey that crosses boarders. All things being equal I am a bit of a history buff so if you are like me and like books that take you to the past then this one is for you. If you are not into World War II books and History is not your thing but books about romance and friendship is your thing then it might fit the bill. I consider it to be a great read!!!

Brisbane, Queensland Australia

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ISBN: 9780648160748
ISBN-10: 0648160742
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 12th January 2018
Publisher: Zeus Publications
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 21.01 x 14.81  x 1.63
Weight (kg): 0.36