The Diamond Dakota Mystery


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This extraordinary true talefollows the disappearance ofmore than20 million dollars worth of precious diamonds during World War II. In 1942, as the Japanese army advanced on Java, two wealthy businessmen entrusted a Russian aviator, Captain Ivan Smirnoff, with a small, mysteriously-unmarked package, to be delivered to a businessman in Sydney. The plane was attacked during a Japanese air raid and under heavy fire, but Smirnoff miraculously landed the badly damaged plane on an isolated beach on Java's far northwest coast. A ...

The Diamond Dakota Mystery 2007, Allen & Unwin Academic

ISBN-13: 9781741147452

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