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The Australian Army at War 1976-2016

The Australian Army at War 1976-2016 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Neville, Leigh
Illustrated by Dennis, Peter

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Since the end of their involvement in the Vietnam War, the Australian Army has been modernized in every respect. After peacekeeping duties in South-East Asia, Africa and the Middle East in the 1980s-90s, 'Diggers' were sent to safeguard the newly independent East Timor from Indon...esian harassment in 1999, and to provide long-term protection and mentoring since 2006. Australian Army units have served in the US-led wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and Australian Special Forces are currently operating alongside US and British elements against ISIS in northern Iraq. During these campaigns the Australian SAS Regiment and Commandos have fully matured into 'Tier 1' assets, internationally recognized for their wide range of capabilities. The book, written by an Australian author who has written extensively about modern warfare, traces the development of the Army's organization, combat uniforms, load-bearing equipment, small arms and major weapon systems using specially commissioned artwork and photographs.
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ISBN 9781472826329
Released NZ 15 Jul 2019
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Alternate Format(s) View All (1 other possible title(s) available)
Series Men-at-arms (part: 526)
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ISBN-13 9781472826329
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Released 15 Jul 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Neville, Leigh
Illustrated by Dennis, Peter
Series Men-at-arms (part: 526)
Category Australasian & Pacific History
Military History
Uniforms & Military Insignia
Australian
Number of Pages 48
Dimensions Width: 184mm
Height: 248mm
Dewey Code 355.0099409045
Weight 166g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Australia - History, Military - 20th century
NBS Text Military History
ONIX Text General/trade

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