Title: Contact Tank……Wait Out – Unit History of the 1st Armoured Regiment

Author: BRANAGAN, Peter OAM (Maj), BROOKER, John OAM, STILL, Peter (WOI) & AGER, Steve CSM

Condition: Mint

Edition: 1st Edition

Publication Date: 2013


Cover: Soft Cover without Dust Jacket – 150 pages

Comments: The unit history of the 1st Armoured Regiment, from it’s formation in 1949 through to 2013 is now available.

1st Armoured Regiment is an armoured regiment of the Australian Army and is the senior regiment of the Royal Australian Armoured Corps. Formed as a tank unit in the new Australian Regular Army on 7 July 1949, the regiment subsequently saw service during the Vietnam War. Today, the unit is based in Darwin as part of the mechanised 1st Brigade, and is the only armoured unit in the Australian Army to be equipped with main battle tanks, operating the M1A1 Abrams AIM.

Photographs, original nominal roll for the 1st Australian Armoured Car Squadron, Commanding Officers, Regimental Sergeant Majors and honour roll. No Index.