Title Patrol Indefinite The Northern Territory Police Force
Edition 1st Edition
Publisher Adelaide Rigby 1963
Seller ID ID232046
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Near Very Good Dustjacket. DJ has a crease across the face & is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Maps to endpapers. 212 pages This book is packed with incidents that helped to make the Northern Territory Mounted Police Force famous - encounters with aboriginal outlaws and white desperadoes, long patrols through waterlogged or waterless country in search of cattle-duffers, the quest for the mythical "White women of Arnhem Land", the rescue work of the police during the Darwin bombings, the handling of Mrs Petrov's defection from the Russians, the Darwin "Revolution", and many more.