Title: Battles Near and Far – A Century of Overseas Deployment. The Chief of Army’s Military History Conference 2004.  

Author: Dennis, Peter and Grey, Jeffrey

Condition: Near Mint

Edition: 1st Edition

Publication Date: 2005

ISBN: 0975766902

Cover: Soft Cover without Dust Jacket – 287 pages

Comments: Collection of 17 essays from eminent historians which explore the complexities of deployment and deployability in the twentieth century.

Julian Thompson: Expeditionary Forces and Expeditionary Warfare;

Ross Mallett: the Preparation and Deployment of the Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force;

Ian M Brown: Supplying the British Expeditionary Force 1914-15;

Jennifer D Keene: Raising the American Expeditionary Forces. Early Decision Making in 1917;

Brian M Linn: Expeditionary Warfare and the US Military;

James Goldrick: The Maritime Contribution;

Alan Stephens: The Dual Form of Expeditionary Air Power;

Donald F Bittner: The Transition of the US Marine Corps from an Expeditionary to an Amphibioys Corps 1918-1941;

Adam Claasen: Germany’s Expeditionary Operation – the Invasion of Norway 1940;

Nicholas Flood: Australia’s Party to the Ralliement of New Caledonia during WWII;

Ian Speller: The Falklands 1982;

Bob Breen: Australian Deployments to Somalia 1992-93 and Bougainville 1994;

John Blaxland: Canada and Australia’s Expeditionary Forces since the end of the Cold War;

David Kilcullen: East Timor – model of a modern Deployment?;

Albert Palazzo: Organising and dispatching the ADF’s Expeditionary Force for the War in Iraq;

Michael Evans: Theory and Practice in Australian Defence Policy;

Peter Pierce: ‘That Magical Word of War’.