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The Australian Army in World War II
Language: en
Pages: 64
Authors: Mark Johnston
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-20 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

This book recounts the organization and deployment of one of the most important fighting armies of World War II. Australian divisions made a large and distinctive contribution to victory both in the deserts of the Middle East and the jungles of the South-West Pacific,earning for the second time a unique
Australian Battalion Commanders in the Second World War
Language: en
Pages: 456
Authors: Garth Pratten
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-04-14 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

In Australian Battalion Commanders in the Second World War, Garth Pratten explores, for the first time, the background, role and conduct of the commanding officers of Australian infantry battalions in World War II. Despite their vital role as the lynchpins of the battlefield, uniting the senior officers with the soldiers
Australian Soldiers in Asia-Pacific in World War II
Language: en
Pages: 276
Authors: Lachlan Grant
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-01 - Publisher: NewSouth

Half a million Australians encountered a new world when they entered Asia and the Pacific during World War II: different peoples, cultures, languages and religions chafing under the grip of colonial rule. Moving beyond the battlefield, this book tells the story of how mid-century experiences of troops in Asia-Pacific shaped
New Guinea
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Jon Diamond
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06-15 - Publisher: Stackpole Books

Visual history of the Allied battles for New Guinea during 1942-44. • Hundreds of photos of this important Pacific theater campaign showing soldiers, vehicles, weapons and equipment, terrain, living conditions, medical care, prisoners, and much more • Captions expertly describe photos and narrate the major events of the campaign •
Fighting the Enemy
Language: en
Pages: 206
Authors: Mark Johnston
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-04-16 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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