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

Anzacs in the Middle East is a compelling exploration of the experiences of soldiers who fought in the Middle East during World War II. Spurred by a sense of adventure and duty, they set sail to countries of which they knew very little. The book examines the relationships between Australians and the...

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Main Author: Johnston, Mark
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2013
Series:Australian Army history series
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Collection: Cambridge Books Online - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • The middle east
  • 'They're troublesome, you know': The first Libyan campaign
  • 'Fighting shoulder to shoulder': Greece
  • 'Australia, Australia, you are good': Crete
  • 'Unity of feeling and purpose': The siege of Tobruk
  • 'They treat us as a dependent nation': Syria and Lebanon
  • 'Gryppo land': Alexandria to Alamein
  • Conclusion