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The Men of Perth

 Cruiser: The Life and Loss of HMAS Perth and Her Crew, by Mike Carlton; William Heinemann, 2010, 706 pages, $55. Cruiser by Mike Carlton was launched on Wednesday August 28 on board HMAS Sydney at Garden Island Dockyard. It is an heroic work of over 700 pages and tracks the two and a half years service of HMAS Perth and all who sailed in her from July 1939 until her sinking in the Sunda Strait on March 1. 1942. With Perth as its centre it is also an extremely well written account, both militarily and politically, of the significant events…

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