Operation Pilaster by Gerry Wright. Paperback, A4 size, 138 pages. Colour and black & White photos. Published 2015.
The successful story of the Kirk-led Government's protest against French testing nuclear weapons in the atmosphere over Mururoa in 1973.
'Operation Pilaster' is the account of the voyages of HMNZS Otago and HMNZS Canterbury, and supported by the Australian supply tanker HMAS Supply to the vicinity of Mururoa in 1973 and is a compilation of official records of the day and interviews with many who were involved. Includes recently released classified documents.
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