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For Australia's sake : a history of Australia's involvement in nine wars

Author: Helen Simmelhaig; G F R Spenceley
Publisher: [Melbourne] : Nelson, [1984]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Boer War - Women in the Boer War - Breaker Morant - First World War including Conscription - Enlistment - Gallipoli - Trench warfare - Prisoners of war - Australian nurses - Australian soldiers - Home front attitudes - Australian Women's Service Corps - War - Second World War including Conscription - Recruitment & training - Japanese - Kamikaze pilots - Bombing of Darwin - Cowra Breakout - The Kokoda Trail -  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Military history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Simmelhaig; G F R Spenceley
ISBN: 0170062023 9780170062022
OCLC Number: 12806581
Description: 197 pages : ll. ; 26 cm
Contents: The first fleet to the Boer War --
The Boer War --
The First Wolrd War --
The Second World War --
The Korean War and Malayan campaign --
Vietnam.
Responsibility: Helen Simmelhaig and G.F.R. Spenceley.

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Boer War - Women in the Boer War - Breaker Morant - First World War including Conscription - Enlistment - Gallipoli - Trench warfare - Prisoners of war - Australian nurses - Australian soldiers - Home front attitudes - Australian Women's Service Corps - War - Second World War including Conscription - Recruitment & training - Japanese - Kamikaze pilots - Bombing of Darwin - Cowra Breakout - The Kokoda Trail - Americans in Australia - Australian prisoners of war - Australian women & war - Home front - Rationing - Treatment of aliens - Korean war - Vietnam war - Save our Sons Movement - Agent Orange & its effects - Viet Cong - My Lai - Phuoc Tuy - Poems of the Vietnam War - Long Tan - Arguments for and against conscription - Draft Resistance movement (Draft dodgers) - Women in the Vietnam War - Tet Offensive - Casualties - Victims of the Vietnam War - Chemical warfare (Napalm) - Moratoriums & Dr. Jim Cairns - Health problems of Vietnam Veterans.

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