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History Australian 9 Divison AIF and British 50th Divi

History Australian 9 Divison AIF and British 50th Divi

Armies of Empire The 9th Australian and 50th British Divisions in Battle 1939–1945 -

by A.Converse : New Book

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This military book is part of the Australian Army History Cambridge Press Series. The Australian 9th Division and the British 50th Divi fought together in the Western Desert. The book is a detailed account of both Divisions' operations in North Africa and after. The 9th Divi fought at El Alamein and after being called back to Australia to defend us against Japanese they fought at Finschhafen, Sattelberg, OBOE Force Tarakan.
While the British 50th Landed at Sicily Italy, Gold Beach on D Day.
 
Armies of Empire uniquely reflects upon the experience of two divisions from different armies facing similar challenges in the Second World War. The 9th Australian Division and the British 50th (Northumbrian) Division both saw long service and suffered heavy casualties, and both encountered morale, discipline and battlefield effectiveness problems. In this illuminating, comparative study of Australian and British divisions at war, Allan Converse draws extensively on primary sources as well as recent scholarship on morale and combat efficiency. His fresh approach questions the popular mythology surrounding the Australian Digger and the British Tommy, and shows how it was a combination of leadership, loyalty and tactics, rather than intrinsic national qualities, which resulted in victory for Churchill's armies.
  • Book Condition: PERFECT - NEW BOOK
  • Cover Soft (SB) or Hardback (HB): Heavy Hard Boards with Dust Jacket
  • Dimensions in mm : 155 x 235 x 30
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Total Pages: 347
  • Weight in grams: 695

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