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An atlas of Australia's wars

Author: John Coates; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: South Melbourne, Australia ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Map : Atlas : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
This atlas covers covers frontier conflict and colonial wars during the nineteenth century, as well as the ten major wars in which Australians have been involved in the twentieth century as well as the peacekeeping activities of the Armed Services uptil 2006. It features a comprehensive account of major operations and campaigns over the period.

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Genre/Form: Atlases
Military history
World atlases
Material Type: Atlas, Internet resource
Document Type: Map, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Coates; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 9780195559149 0195559142
OCLC Number: 466617498
Notes: Issued in slip case.
Description: 1 atlas (xiii, 424 pages) : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 31 x 43 cm
Cartographic Mathematical Data: Scales differ.
Contents: Part One. The colonial era --
1. Frontier conflict --
2. Early defence and expeditionary forces --
3. Boer War --
Part Two. World War I --
4. The beginning --
5. Gallipoli --
6. The Western Front --
7. The Palestine Campaign --
8. Minor campaigns of World War 1 --
Part Three. Australian Forces in Europe and the Mediterranean in World War II --
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 Four. Australian Forces in the Pacific in World War II --
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 Five. The post-World War II period --
30. The Korean War: Background --
31. The Malayan Emergency and Confrontation --
32. The Vietnam War --
Part Six. Since the Cold War --
33. The war in Afghanistan --
34. The war in Iraq --
Appendix I. Peace-keeping operations --
Appendix II. Prisoners of war --
Appendix III. Victoria Cross winners.
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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