Buy a discounted Paperback of The Diamond Dakota Mystery online from Australia's leading online bookstore. The Diamond Dakota Mystery Western Australia was awash with diamond talk in 1943. Thousands of brilliantly cut, gem quality diamonds some the size of shirt buttons were missing, some said to be buried in undisclosed locations along the Kimberley coastline in the north of the state. THE DIAMOND DAKOTA MYSTERY: An Extraordinary Story of Daring and Luck, Life and Death, and Fortunes Found and Lost User Review - Kirkus Real-life adventure about a fortune in diamonds, gone missing during World War II.Australian television journalist Wills does a good job of setting the initial scene.
At the last minute, Smirnoff (a naturalised Dutch citizen, originally from Russia) was handed a ... This extraordinary true tale follows the disappearance of more than 20 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 Smirn Book Description An extraordinary but true war-time tale of daring, mystery, luck and over twenty million pounds worth of diamonds, and how they were lost, found and lost again.