Australia 1942 (Australian Army History) by Kim Beazley,Peter Dean PDF

By Kim Beazley,Peter Dean

ISBN-10: 110703227X

ISBN-13: 9781107032279

In 1942, the shadow of recent struggle reached Australia's shorelines for the 1st time. during this compelling quantity, best historians discover why 1942 was once this type of pivotal 12 months in Australia's historical past and clarify how the country faced a few of its maximum demanding situations. This wide ranging learn covers key matters from political, monetary and residential entrance reform to the institution of a brand new partnership with the USA; the function of the Air strength and the army; the bombing of Darwin; in addition to the battles of Kokoda, Milne Bay, the Beachheads and Guadalcanal. Australia 1942 presents a distinct and in-depth exploration of the debate surrounding the opportunity of invasion. jap and Australian historians provide views on jap army intentions and techniques in the direction of Australia and the South Pacific. Generously illustrated, it's crucial examining for a person attracted to one in every of Australia's so much decisive and demanding years.

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