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In Defence of Truth ...

Bob Cole's correction of factual error in August Ibrum Kituai's book "My Gun, My Brother: The World of the Papua New Guinea Colonial Police 1920-1960" published 1998. This matter was recently covered in a letter to the Editor (Una Voce Journal) by Robt. R. Cole dated 7th November 2001. The information in this disposition was supplied to www.exkiap.net by Bill Brown and includes the supportive documentation that fleshes out the issue. 

The following nine documents comprise Bob Cole's submission:

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The following nine documents comprise extracts from the subject book that relate to Bob's submission:

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I wonder if this is a recommended text at the UPNG.

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