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Author Ball, Desmond.

Title Aborigines in the defence of Australia / edited by Desmond Ball
Published Sydney : Australian National University Press, [1991]
[©1991]

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 W'PONDS  940.531503991 Bal/Ait  AVAILABLE
Description xxii, 240 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents Figures -- Tables -- Acronyms and abbreviations -- Contributors -- Foreword / Ken Colbung -- Preface / Desmond Ball -- 1 Introduction / Desmond Ball -- 2 Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders in the Second World War / Robert A. Hall -- 3 Perspectives on the Northern Territory population / Elspeth Young -- 4 The Arnhem Salient / Rhys Jones and Betty Meehan -- 5 Legal aspects of defence operations on Aboriginal land in the Northern Territory / Graeme Neate -- 6 Aborigines and Australian defence planning / Robert A. Hall Bibliography -- Index
Summary Aboriginal and Islander participation in the defence of Australia; need to reinforce Aboriginal and Islander stake in the defence of Australia through recognition of traditional culture and land rights; Northern Territory Aboriginal population and community infrastructure; papers annotated separately
Analysis Aborigines
Defence personnel
Federal issue
Military service
Northern Territory
Statistics
Torres Strait Islanders
World War 2
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 222-236
Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Subject Australia. Australian Army. Norforce
Aboriginal Australian soldiers
Australian aboriginal soldiers
Soldiers -- Australia.
Soldiers, Aboriginal Australian
Soldiers, Black -- Australia.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Aboriginal Australian
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Aboriginal
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Australian aboriginal
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Torres Strait Islander
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Torres Strait Islanders
World War, 1939-1945 -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Participation, Aboriginal Australian
Australia -- Armed Forces -- Aboriginal Australians -- History.
Australia -- Armed Forces -- Aboriginal Australians.
Australia -- Armed Forces -- Minorities -- History.
Australia -- Armed Forces -- Minorities.
Australia -- Armed Forces -- Torres Strait Islanders
Australia -- Defenses.
Australia -- History, Military.
Northern Territory -- Defenses.
Author Ball, Desmond.
Bernard Hames Collection
LC no. 91196177
ISBN 0080344194