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By Bruce T. Swain

ISBN-10: 1865083526

ISBN-13: 9781865083520

Australians fought in each theatre of warfare in global warfare II. So excessive was once their involvement that by means of 1943 greater than 15 according to cent of Australia's inhabitants was once serving within the defense force. during this daily list, we see how the battle escalated and the way the dedication of Australian forces elevated. the entire land battles within which Australian troops took half are coated, from the Libyan crusade in 1940-41 to Balikpapanin in 1945. The wide-ranging operations of the Royal Australian military in each theatre of maritime clash are specified - within the Arctic, Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans and the North, Mediterranean, Aegean, Caribbean and purple Seas. The formation and critical operations of the RAAF squadrons also are chronicled, from the departure from Australia in 1939 of the boys who might shape the No. 10 squadron within the united kingdom, to the Mustangs of No seventy six Squadron - the 1st "British" squadron within the career of Japan. The e-book is a entire account of Australia's involvement and a tribute to the person women and men who served so selflessly.

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