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The Royal Australian Navy in WWII

Author: David Stevens
Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd ed
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Examines the part the Royal Australian Navy played throughout six years of global conflict. Drawing on released documents and the research, the authors shed light on the vital importance of the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Stevens
ISBN: 1741141842 9781741141849
OCLC Number: 156678255
Description: xx, 316 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Australian naval policy 1939-45 / James Goldrick --
2. 'Send for a naval officer' : HMAS Adelaide at Noumea in 1940 / David Stevens --
3. The Royal Australian Navy in the Mediterranean / Eric Grove --
4. The scrap iron flotilla 1940-41 : a personal account / Bill Reeve --
5. HMAS Sydney in World War II / Peter Hore --
6. Australians in midget submarines / Ray Worledge --
7. The Pacific war : a strategic overview / Jozef Straczek --
8. Forging an alliance? : the American naval commitment to the South Pacific 1940-42 / Ian Cowman --
9. The contribution of industry to Navy's war in the Pacific / Chris Clark --
10. Savo in retrospect / Bruce Loxton --
11. South-West Pacific Sea frontiers : sea power in the Australian context / David Stevens --
12. Touching on fairmiles / Marsden Hordern --
13. The RAN hydrographic branch 1942-45 / John G. Betty --
14. The forgotten bases : the Royal Navies in the Pacific 1945 / David Brown --
15. The effect of World War II on RAN-RN relations / Alastair Cooper --
16. Willing volunteers, resisting society, reluctant navy : the troubled first years of the Women's Royal Australian Naval Service / Kathryn Spurling --
17. 'Something peculiar to themselves' : the social background of the navy's officers in World War II / Jason Sears --
18. First to a flag : the life of Rear Admiral H.B. Farncomb, CB, DSO, MVO, RAN / A.W. Grazebrook --
19. Vice Admiral Sir John Augustine Collins, KBE, CB, RAN / A.W. Grazebrook --
20. The intrigue master : Commander R.B.M. Long, RAN, of Naval Intelligence / Barbara Winter --
21. The Royal Australian Navy in World War II : further reading / Joe Straczek --
App. The RAN 1939-47.
Other Titles: Royal Australian Navy in World War Two
Responsibility: edited by David Stevens.

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