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Author Pfennigwerth, Ian.

Title Tiger Territory : the Untold Story of the Royal Australian Navy from 1948 to 1971
Published Sydney : Rosenberg Pub., 2008
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Description 1 online resource (344 pages)
Contents List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Notes and Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. A Decade of Post-War Planning; 2. The Malayan Emergency; 3. The Calm Before the Storm; 4. A Malayan/Malaysian Navy; 5. Indonesian Confrontation; 6. The British Withdraw; 7. The Veterans' Struggle for Recognition; Epilogue; Appendix; Bibliography; Endnotes; Index
Summary Between 1948 and 1971 ships and men of the Royal Australian Navy served with almost unnoticed distinction in defending the newly emerging nations of Malaya, Malaysia and Singapore. In this period of intense diplomatic and military activity in a potentially volatile region, Australia developed its engagement with Southeast Asia and its concept of?forward defence?. While the Vietnam War loomed ever larger over the region, the RAN played its part in creating the conditions for the peace and prosperity Malaysia and Singapore now enjoy. Tiger Territory tells of the naval men who delivered this und
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Subject Australia. Royal Australian Navy -- History -- 20th century.
Naval history.
Australia -- History, Naval -- 20th century.
Australia -- Military relations -- Southeast Asia.
Asia, Southeastern -- Military relations -- Australia.
Genre/Form History.
Naval history.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1922013188 (electronic bk.)
9781922013187 (electronic bk.)