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The second fifty years : the Australian Army 1947-1997 : proceedings of the Chief of Army's History Conference held at the Australian Defence Force Academy, 23 September 1997

Author: Peter Dennis; Jeffrey Grey
Publisher: [Canberra] : School of History, Australian Defence Force Academy, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : English
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Details the change in structure to the Australian Army after the Second World War. The role of the postwar army hinged on a new requirement of providing immediately available and limited capability land forces for commitment and support to United Nations operations and Commonwealth defence tasks, as well as providing expansion in time of a major crisis.
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
History
Congresses
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Dennis; Jeffrey Grey
ISBN: 0731703634 9780731703630
OCLC Number: 38836125
Description: ix, 133 pages : portrait
Contents: Introduction --
The remaking of modern armies post Cold War --
The development of the Australian Regular Army, 1944-1952 --
From Korea to Pentropic : the army in the 1950s and early 1960s --
One army --
An army in transition : the development and performance of the Australian Army, 1965-1986 --
Fifty years of Australian Army peacekeeping --
The future.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Dennis & Jeffrey Grey.

Abstract:

Details the change in structure to the Australian Army after the Second World War. The role of the postwar army hinged on a new requirement of providing immediately available and limited capability land forces for commitment and support to United Nations operations and Commonwealth defence tasks, as well as providing expansion in time of a major crisis.

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