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Diggers, The : Makers of Australian Military Tradition - Coulthard-Clark, Chris

Diggers, The

Makers of Australian Military Tradition

Paperback Published: 30th June 1989
ISBN: 9780522844702
Number Of Pages: 369

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"The Diggers" provides a portrait of almost 150 noteworthy Australian military careers, covering the colonial wars and the Great War, annotated by the leading historians of Australia. The selection is illustrated and introduced by essays describing the military context of these careers. The biographies have been carefully chosen to reflect the diverse experience of Australians at war, this book provides a look at the men and women who established the military reputation of the Australian Digger in the annals of world history. The appendices include lists of honours awarded. Dr Chris Coulthard-Clark is one of Australia's best-known writers of military history. He is presently Historical Fellow at the RAAF 's Air Power Studies Centre in Canberra, and is researching the RAAF in Vietnam to write this section of the official war history.

Colonial beginnings; The First World War; Appendices

ISBN: 9780522844702
ISBN-10: 0522844707
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 369
Published: 30th June 1989
Publisher: Melbourne University Press
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 25.9 x 18.1  x 2.8
Weight (kg): 0.65
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Annotated