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Osprey Elite 153 : The Australian Army in World War II

Australian divisions made a large and distinctive contribution to victory both in the deserts of the Middle East and the jungles of the South-West Pacific, earning for the second time a unique reputation for aggressiveness, endurance and independence of spirit. This book recounts their organization and deployment and illustrated with original wartime photos from all fronts and with full colour plates showing a wide range of uniforms and gear, together with the complex and colourful Australian system of unit insignia. Text by Mark Johnston with illustrations by Carlos Chagas.

    Contents
  • Introduction
    Legacy of the First Australian Imperial Force in WW I
  • Organization of Australian Military Forces 1939
    AIF and CMF
    Orbats of Armies, Corps, Divisions & Brigades
    Divisional Organizations
  • Campaigns
    Libya 1940
    Siege of Tobruk
    Greece, Crete & Syria
    Alamein
    The Japanese Onslaught
    SW Pacific 1943-44
    Final Campaigns 1945
  • Major Formations & Combat Histories
  • Uniforms and Insignia

 

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