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Light Horse : a history of Australia's mounted arm

Author: Jean Bou
Publisher: Cambridge ; Port Melbourne, Vic. : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Series: Australian Army history series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on extensive research from both Australia and Britain, this book is a comprehensive history of the Australian Light Horse in war and peace, from its antecedents in the middle of the 19th century until the disbandment of the last regiment in 1944.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Bou
ISBN: 9780521197083 0521197082
OCLC Number: 320896150
Description: 1 volume.
Contents: 1. Ancestors: Australia's colonial mounted troops, 1803-99 --
2. Tough lessons: South Africa, 1899-1902 --
3. The Hutton era: founding the lighthorse, 1901-05 --
4. Unfulfilled promise: the militia light horse,1905-20 --
5. The light-horsemen 1: citizen mounted troops and Australian society --
6. Mounted rifles: the light horse at war, 1914-17 --
7. Cavalry: the light horse at war, 1917-19 --
8. The light-horsemen 2: the light-horseman at war --
9. The final years: the light horse at home, 1921-44.
Series Title: Australian Army history series.
Responsibility: Jean Bou.

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