A Stout Pair of Boots: A Guide to Exploring Australia's Battlefields

Author(s): Peter Stanley

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From the Western Front to the Burma-Thailand railway, Kokoda to Gallipoli, the essential guide for travellers to the places where Australian armed forces fought overseas.


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Peter Stanley is a leading military historian and author. A STOUT PAIR OF BOOTS is based on his research on Australia's battlefields in many parts of the world. Formerly Principal Historian at the Australian War Memorial, he is now Director of the Centre for Historical Research at the National Museum of Australia.

Foreword Professor David HornerAcknowledgementsIntroductionSniffing the ground'Part 1Battle-plan: Why battlefield research?Part 2Intelligence briefing: Where to go and whyPart 3Approach march: Planning your tripPart 4Crossing the start-line: On the battlefieldPart 5Stand down: Home againAppendix Some useful phrasesGlossary BibliographyIndex

General Fields

  • : 9781741756654
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : December 2008
  • : 195mm X 131mm X 21mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Peter Stanley
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : 910.202
  • : 276
  • : illustrations