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
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’.