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The Royal Australian Navy in WWII

Author: David Stevens
Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd ed
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Examines the part the Royal Australian Navy played throughout six years of global conflict. Drawing on released documents and the research, the authors shed light on the vital importance of the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Stevens
ISBN: 1741141842 9781741141849
OCLC Number: 156678255
Description: xx, 316 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Illustrations vii..Tables and figures ix..Abbreviations x..Acknowledgements xiii..Notes on contributors xiv..Introduction xix..1 Australian naval policy 1939-45 - James Goldrick 1..2 'Send for a naval officer': HMAS Adelaide at Noumea in 1940 - David Stevens 21..3 The Royal Australian Navy in the Mediterranean - Eric Grove 37..4 The Scrap Iron Flotilla 1940-41: A personal account - Bill Reeve 51..5 HMAS Sydney in World War II - Peter Hore 65..6 Australians in midget submarines Ray Worledge - 85..7 The Pacific war: A strategic overview - Jozef Straczek 97..8 Forging an alliance? The American naval commitmentto the South Pacific 1940-42 - Ian Cowman 111..9 The contribution of industry to Navy's war in the Pacific - Chris Clark 125..10 Savo in retrospect - Bruce Loxton 139..11 South-West Pacific Sea Frontiers: Sea power in the Australian context - David Stevens 149..12 Touching on Fairmiles - Marsden Hordern 163..13 The RAN Hydrographic Branch 1942-45 -
Other Titles: Royal Australian Navy in World War Two
Responsibility: edited by David Stevens.

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