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Jungle cavalry : the Australian Independent Companies and Commandos 1941-1945

Author: Gregory Blake
Publisher: Warwick, England : Helion & Company Limited, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Australian Independent Companies and the Commandos into which they evolved were unique sub-units of the Australian Army during the Second World War. The very concept of such units was a radical one for the deeply conservative Australian Army and came about because of the personal intervention from the Chief of the General Staff, who alone advocated their establishment. The Independent Companies were unlike any  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory Blake
ISBN: 9781911628828 1911628828
OCLC Number: 1048942587
Description: 312 pages, viii pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Gregory Blake.

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