A story of humor, courage, professionalism, and above all dedication to duty, this is the official history of The Royal Australian Regiment. The Royal Australian Regiment, consisting initially of three battalions, has been the mainstay of the Australian Regular Army for over 60 years since its formation at the end of World War II. This official history was first published in 1990, and adds a detailed coverage of the activities of and developments in the regiment in the years since.
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David Horner is a professor at the Strategic and Defence Studies unit at the ANU, is one of Australia's leading defence historians and the author of a number of books published by Allen & Unwin. Jean Bou is an academic at the same unit.
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Book Description Allen & Unwin, Winchester, Massachusetts, U.S.A., 1990. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. twist to spine, but in good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 000132
Book Description Allen & Unwin, U.S.A., 1990. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Poor. Rubbing & wear to dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 000314
Book Description Allen & Unwin, Australia, 1990. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. This book is in good conditon, has a sklight crease on base of dustcover at spine and some slight foxing on the top outside edges of the pages. Bookseller Inventory # 399
Book Description Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1990. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. HEAVY. xxviii, 525pp, index, bibliography, notes, appendices, bw ills, 9 maps. Or black cloth in jacket. Very slight rubbing to bottom of spine, light foxing to page edges. Minor stain on bottom edge of front jacket panel. Born out of the BCOF the Royal Australian Regiment had a baptism of fire in the Korean War and went on to guerrilla service in Malaya, action in Borneo during Confrontation, top secret 'Claret' operations into Indonesian territory, Vietnam and peacekeeping actions such as that after the 1987 Fiji coup. Inlcudes POW lists, awards and decorations to members, commanding officers, RSMs, outlines of actions earning Regimental battle homours and unit citations. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 021100
Book Description Allen & Unwin, North Sydney, 1990. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Bookseller Inventory # 009255
Book Description Allen & Unwin, 1990. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG004442227X