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Duty First History Royal Australian Regiment RAR

Duty First History Royal Australian Regiment RAR

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Duty First A History of the Royal Australian Regiment in War and Peace ' by D Horner. 

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Duty First A History of the Royal Australian Regiment in War and Peace ' by D Horner. The Author David Horner comes from a well known Australian Military family. He served as a platoon commander in the Vietnam War, is a Professor at Strategic and Defence Studies Unit ANU,and has written many books on Australian Military History.
 
This is the full history of the Royal Australian Regiment and its various infantry Battalions. Royal Australian Regiment (RAR) is the parent regiment for the regular infantry battalions of the Australian Army and is the senior infantry regiment of the Royal Australian Infantry Corps.
 
It was originally formed in 1948 as a three battalion regiment, however, since then its size has fluctuated as battalions have been raised, amalgamated or disbanded in accordance with the Australian government's strategic requirements. Currently the regiment consists of seven battalions which fulfill various roles including those of light, parachute, motorised and mechanised infantry.
 
During the course of its existence, the regiment has deployed on operations to a number of countries including Korea, Malaya, Borneo, Vietnam, Somalia, Rwanda, Cambodia, East Timor, the Solomon Islands, Iraq and Afghanistan. However, please note that this history is only to the date of printing which is 1990. Huge on text detail accompaned with extensive pictures, maps and indexed.

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Book Condition:
Some shelf wear to dust jacket. Top outside (text block)pages edge some slight age toning, see pics
Publication Date:
1990 1st edition
Comment:
Collectable Quality
Dimensions in mm :
160 x 235 x 42
Weight in grams:
1150
Cover Type:
Heavy Hard Boards with Dust Jacket

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