Description

Title: The Diggers –  Makers of the Australian Military Tradition

Author: Coulthard-Clark, Chris

Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Melbourne University Press

Publication Date: 1993

ISBN: 0522844707

Cover: Hard Cover with Dust Jacket – 369 pages

Comments: “The Diggers” provides a portrait of almost 150 noteworthy Australian military careers, covering the colonial wars and the Great War, annotated by the leading historians of Australia. The selection is illustrated and introduced by essays describing the military context of these careers.

The biographies have been carefully chosen to reflect the diverse experience of Australians at war, this book provides a look at the men and women who established the military reputation of the Australian Digger in the annals of world history. The appendices include lists of honours awarded.

Dr Chris Coulthard-Clark is one of Australia’s best-known writers of military history. He is presently Historical Fellow at the RAAF ‘s Air Power Studies Centre in Canberra, and is researching the RAAF in Vietnam to write this section of the official war history.