The Silent 7th: An Illustrated History of the 7th Australian Division 1940-46

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Allen & Unwin, 2005 - Всего страниц: 272
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A comprehensive textual and photographic history of the Australian 7th division which fought with distinction in North Africa, New Guinea and the Pacific in the second World War.
 

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Origins and early days
1
Giarabub and Tobruk
20
The Syrian campaign
44
Middle East Far East Australia July 1941August 1942
75
Milne Bay
84
Kokoda
95
Gona Buna and Sanananda
124
Lae to Dumpu
163
Australia 194445
207
Balikpapan
215
Conclusion
240
7th Division casualties
247
Notes
254
Bibliography
261
Index
269
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Shaggy Ridge
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Стр. 96 - I'm willing to pull back and let the enemy have the rough stuff if he wants it. I'm willing to present the Jap with the supply headache I've got. But there are those who think otherwise. We need a victory in the Pacific, and a lot of poor bastards have got to get killed to provide it !" There were now 17 or 18 war correspondents at Moresby — English, Australian and American.
Стр. 89 - I have previously reported am not yet convinced of the efficiency of the Australian units and do not attempt to forecast results.
Стр. vi - Naturally, I take full responsibility for any errors of fact or interpretation that remain. Again I offer my deepest thanks to my dear wife Deborah.
Стр. 241 - Thus ended, off the coast of Borneo on an Australian warship, a long road for the Seventh Australian Division — a long road of war that began in Australian training camps in...
Стр. 103 - The fortitude and cheerfulness of these casualties was wonderful — beyond praise — sometimes almost incredible.

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Mark Johnston has spent many years researching the experiences of Australian soldiers in World War 2 and has written five books. He is Head of History at Scotch College, Melbourne.

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