Anzacs in the Middle East : Australian soldiers, their allies and the local people in World War II /

Provides an exploration of the experiences of soldiers who fought in the Middle East during World War II.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Johnston, M.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Series:Australian Army history series.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover; ANZACS IN THE MIDDLE EAST: AUSTRALIAN SOLDIERS, THEIR ALLIES AND THE LOCAL PEOPLE IN WORLD WAR II; OTHER TITLES IN THE AUSTRALIAN ARMY HISTORY SERIES; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; PHOTOGRAPHS; MAPS; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; ABBREVIATIONS; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER 1 TRAVELLING TO THE 'GREAT ADVENTURE'; CEYLON; INDIA; SOUTH AFRICA; GREAT BRITAIN; DURBAN; CHAPTER 2 À DIFFERENT WORLD': The Middle East; PREPARING FOR WAR: PALESTINE 1940-41; JEWS: NO BUSINESS, NO TALK?; GETTING TO KNOW GEORGE: PALESTINIAN ARABS; PALESTINIANS' VIEW AUSTRALIANS; AUSTRALIAN AND BRITISH TROOPS IN PALESTINE.
  • PREPARING FOR WARCHAPTER 3 T̀HEY'RE TROUBLESOME, YOU KNOW': The First Libyan campaign; ON THE EVE: EGYPT 1940; ÀN IMPERIAL OCCASION': THE FIRST LIBYAN CAMPAIGN; CAPTURING BARDIA; THE CAPTURE OF TOBRUK; TO DERNA AND BENGHAZI; T̀HEY'RE TROUBLESOME, YOU KNOW': AUSTRALIAN DISCIPLINE AND THE PEOPLE OF LIBYA; CHAPTER 4 F̀IGHTING SHOULDER TO SHOULDER': Greece; PRELUDE IN ALEXANDRIA; TO GREECE; CHAPTER 5 ÀUSTRALIA, AUSTRALIA, YOU ARE GOOD': Crete; MALEME AND SUDA BAY; HERAKLION; RETIMO; CHAPTER 6 ÙNITY OF FEELING AND PURPOSE': The siege of Tobruk.
  • CHAPTER 7 T̀HEY TREAT US AS A DEPENDENT NATION': Syria and LebanonTHE CAMPAIGN; AFTER THE CAMPAIGN; CHAPTER 8 G̀YPPO LAND': Alexandria to Alamein; KIWIS; G̀OODBYE TO WOGS
  • SAND ETC'; CONCLUSION; NOTES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX.