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An atlas of Australia's wars

Author: John Coates
Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The military reputation that has grown out of the defining moments in Australian history has been a significant factor in moulding Australian's view of themselves, yet service matters have often not attracted any great degree of public interest.
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Genre/Form: History
Maps
Military history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Coates
ISBN: 9780195559149 0195559142
OCLC Number: 137219321
Notes: In plastic slip-case.
Previous edition: 2001.
Description: xiii, 424 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps, portraits ; 31 x 43 cm
Contents: SERIES INTRODUCTION; MAPS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; TABLES; CONVERSION TABLE; MILITARY SYMBOLS USED ON THE MAPS; INTRODUCTION; PART 1; THE COLONIAL ERA; CHRONOLOGY; 1 FRONTIER CONFLICT; 2 EARLY DEFENCE AND EXPEDITIONARY FORCES; 3 BOER WAR; PART 2; WORLD WAR I; CHRONOLOGY; 4 THE BEGINNING; 5 GALLIPOLI; 6 THE WESTERN FRONT; 7 THE PALESTINE CAMPAIGN; 8 MINOR CAMPAIGNS OF WORLD WAR 1; PART 3; AUSTRALIAN FORCES IN EUROPE AND THE MEDITERRANEAN IN WORLD WAR II; CHRONOLOGY; 9 AUSTRALIA AND WORLD WAR II; 10 WAR IN THE MEDITERRANEAN; 11 THE FIRST LIBYAN OFFENSIVE; 12 THE GREEK CAMPAIGN; 13 CRETE; 14 SYRIA; 15 THE RAN IN THE INDIAN OCEAN; 16 GAZALA AND EL ALAMEIN; 17 THE RAAF IN NORTH AFRICA AND EUROPE; 18 CORVETTES IN THE MEDITERRANEAN; PART 4; AUSTRALIAN FORCES IN THE PACIFIC IN WORLD WAR II; CHRONOLOGY; 19 THE JAPANESE THRUST: JAPANESE FORCES; 20 THE MALAYAN CAMPAIGN; 21 BREAKING THE MALAY BARRIER; 22 THE NEW GUINEA CAMPAIGN; 23 THE ANTI-SUBMARINE AND ANTI-RAIDER WAR; 24 OPERATIONS JAYWICK AND RIMAU; 25 ADVANCE TO THE PHILIPPINES; 26 THE ALLIED AIR OFFENSIVE IN THE NORTH; 27 MOPPING UP IN NEW GUINEA AND THE ISLANDS; 28 THE BORNEO CAMPAIGN; 29 FINAL OPERATIONS AGAINST JAPAN; PART 5; THE POST-WORLD WAR II PERIOD; CHRONOLOGY; 30 THE KOREAN WAR: BACKGROUND; 31 THE MALAYAN EMERGENCY AND CONFRONTATION; 32 THE VIETNAM WAR; PART 6; SINCE THE COLD WAR; 33 PEACE-KEEPING OPERATIONS; APPENDIX I: PRISONERS OF WAR; APPENDIX II: VICTORIA CROSS WINNERS; INDEX
Responsibility: John Coates.

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Covers frontier conflict and colonial wars during the nineteenth century and the ten wars in which Australian's have been involved in the centenary 1901-2001. This title also looks at the  Read more...

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