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by Richard Edis
Bellew Publishing Co Ltd   1993
192 pages
photos, illustrations, maps
ISBN: 1857250702

Language: English

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Peak of Limuria
The Story of Diego Garcia

This book details the history of Diego Garcia Island. Chapter eleven details the island's histoy during World War II, including the installation of 6" Naval guns at Cannon Point, operations of Diego Garcia Seaplane Base and the grounding of Catalina "Katie" VA718. Subsequent chapters detail the island's use by the US Navy and US Air Force including the construction of Diego Garcia Airport for military aircraft.

Review by Justin Taylan

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February 4, 2018

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