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The Silent Service (book)

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Country  Australia
Publication date  1944
Authors  Tom Jones, Ion Idriess
Publisher  Angus & Robertson
Language  English
Originally published  1944
Genre  Non-fiction
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The Silent Service: Action Stories of the Anzac Navy is a 1944 non-fiction book by Ion Idriess in collaboration with Torpedoman Tom Jones, a navy man of 17 years experience. It contains 54 different stories about the achievements of the Royal Australian Navy in World War Two.

It includes accounts of the Battle of the River Plate, Battle of Dakar, sinking of the Richilieu, the Siege of Malta, the Battle of the Java Sea, the Battle of Cape Matapan and the Battle of the Coral Sea.

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