Author(s): Jonathan J. Moore
Australia is a remote nation, tucked away in the southernhemisphere with a tiny population compared to their denselypopulated neighbours to the North. Despite this, over the past twohundred years the Austrian military has punched well above itsweight, earning a reputation for bravery and efficiency unrivalledin the modern world. Australia has never lost a war and more oftenthan not, fought long and hard to win the peace.'A History of the Australia Military: From the First Fleet to thePresent Day' covers all of the crucial events in Australian militaryhistory and throws light on many of the major moments involving those brave men andwomen who fought in Australia and for Australia. Whether they were aboriginal warriors,marines, soldiers of the crown or members of the army, RAAF or RAN, all have made acontributed to a proud military tradition.