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9 edition of The Australian Army in World War II found in the catalog.

The Australian Army in World War II

by Mark Johnston

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Published by Osprey Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Australasian & Pacific history: Second World War,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • Regiments,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • Australia,
  • History / Military / World War II

  • Edition Notes

    Elite

    ContributionsCarlos Chagas (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8961943M
    ISBN 101846031230
    ISBN 109781846031236

    Get the best deals on World War II Australian Collectable Military Books. Shop with Afterpay on eligible items. Free delivery and returns on eBay Plus items for Plus members. Shop today! The official history of Australia's involvement in the Second World War represents one of the longest and largest historical endeavours Australia has ever seen. The enterprise began in January with the appointment of Gavin Long as General Editor. The 22 volumes, written 14 authors, were.

    The demobilisation of the Australian military after World War II involved discharging almost , men and women from the military, supporting their transition to civilian life and reducing the three armed services to peacetime ng for the demobilisation process began in and thousands of servicemen and women were discharged in the last years of the war in response to. The structure of the Australian Army changed considerably during World War the outbreak of war the Army comprised a small regular component and a large, but ill-trained and equipped, militia force.

    The importance of the Australian contribution to the Allied war effort during World War I should never be underestimated. Some , Australians volunteered for active duty, an astonishing 13 per cent of the entire (white) male population, a number so great that the Australian government was never forced to rely on conscription. Casualties were an astonishing 52 per cent of all those who. Australia - Australia - World War II: When war came again, however, the nation’s response was firm—s Australians died in World War II (–45), were injured. From early in the war, the Royal Australian Air Force was active in the defense of Britain. The Australian Navy operated in the Mediterranean Sea (–41), helping to win the Battle of Cape Matapan (March ).


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