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Blamey : the Commander-in-Chief

Author: D M Horner
Publisher: St. Leonards, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 1998.
Series: Army military history series., Biographies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sir Thomas Blamey is the only Australian soldier to reach the rank of Field Marshal and is generally accepted to be Australia's most important and greatest soldier. This is the Army's official  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Thomas Blamey, Sir; Thomas Blamey, Sir; Thomas Blamey
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: D M Horner
ISBN: 1864487348 9781864487343
OCLC Number: 39291537
Description: xviii, 686 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: MapsIllustrationsAcknowledgmentsAbbreviationsIntroduction1 'any job that savours of advance'The beginnings of a military career: 1884-19142 'an exceedingly able little man'The First World War: 1914-19183 'my desire to find a real career'Melbourne and London: 1919-19254 'I do not care much what others think'Chief Commissioner of the Victoria Police: 1925-19365 'the most probable Army Commander'Militia and manpower: 1926-19396 'the Australian Government will hold me culpable'Commander of the Second AIF: 1939-19407 'the operation is most hazardous'The decision to go to Greece: December 1940-March 19418 'I call on every Anzac to be worthy of his Fathers'The Greek campaign: April 19419 'The lord is established in Cairo'Deputy Commander-in-Chief: May-July 194110 'the most hated man in the Middle East'The relief of Tobruk: July-October 1941
Series Title: Army military history series., Biographies.
Responsibility: David Horner.

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