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Battles near and far : a century of operational deployment : the 2004 Chief of Army Military History Conference / edited by Peter Dennis & Jeffrey Grey
Bib ID 4604002
Format BookBook
Author
Chief of Army Military History Conference (2004 : Canberra, A.C.T.)
 
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Description Canberra : Army History Unit, Dept. of Defence, 2005 
xii, 287 p. : 1 map ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 0975766902
Summary

Throughout history, states have sought to influence events beyond their shores through the projection of power and the deployment of forces, sometimes locally, frequently at a considerable distance. These papers draw on a range of national experiences to discuss the complexities of deployment and deployability in the 20th century.

Full contents
  • Expeditionary forces and expeditionary warfare: major themes and issues
  • The preparation and deployment of the Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force
  • Growing pains: supplying the British Expeditionary Force, 1914-1915
  • Raising the American Expeditionary forces: early decision making in 1917
  • Ambiguous legacy, dubious future: expeditionary warfare and the US military
  • The maritime contribution
  • Buy one, get one free: the dual form of expeditionary air power
  • Taking the right fork in the road: The transition od the US Marine Corps from 'expeditionary' to an 'amphibious' corps, 1918-1941
  • Germany's expeditionary operation: the invasion of Norway, 1940
  • An expedition in regime change: Australia's party to the Ralliement of New Caledonia during the Second World War
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Subjects Australia. Army History.  |  Australian Defence Force -- History.  |  Military art and science -- Australia -- History -- Congresses.  |  Military history, Modern -- 20th century -- Congresses.  |  Australia -- Armed Forces -- History.  |  Military history.
Other authors/contributors Dennis, Peter, 1945-  |  Grey, Jeffrey, 1959-2016  |  Australia. Department of Defence. Army History Unit
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Battles near and far : a century of overseas deployment

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