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High Command by David Horner History of Australia during World War II

High Command by David Horner History of Australia during World War II

HIGH COMMAND, Australia and Allied Strategy, 1939 - 1945 ' by D. Horner : Used book

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'HIGH COMMAND, Australia and Allied Strategy, 1939 - 1945 '
by D. Horner.

The author David Horner is an acclaimed historian who had a upbringing in the matters of World War II. His father Murray Horner had served in New Guinea during World War II.  David joined the Australian Army after completing school in 1966 and attended Royal Military College Duntroon. He served in the Australian Army for 25 years, including active service in South Vietnam.

Horner was then appointed to a position at the Australian National University's Strategic and Defence Studies Centre in 1990 and is currently Professor of Australian Defence History at the ANU's Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies (RSPAS). In 1998 he was described as "one of Australia's most respected military historians". In 2004 Horner was appointed the Official Historian and General Editor for the Official History of Australian Peacekeeping, Humanitarian and Post-Cold War Operations, of which five volumes are planned.

Since being first published in 1982, this book 'High Command' has become the standard reference for anyone interested in Australia's participation in the 2nd World War.
Australia's struggle for an independent war strategy. In great detail the acclaimed author follows each battle with maps and information as to what was happening in the minds of the ones' commanding the battle unfolding on the ground.

  • Book Condition: as new
  • Cover Soft (SB) or Hardback (HB): Soft Cover
  • Dimensions in mm : 140 x 215 x 32
  • Publication Date: 1992

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