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Author Grey, Jeffrey.

Title A soldier's soldier : a biography of Lieutenant General Sir Thomas Daly / Jeffrey Grey
Published Cambridge ; Port Melbourne, Vic. : Cambridge University Press, 2012


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  355.0092 Daly Gre/Ssa  AVAILABLE
Description xiv, 249 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
regular print
Series Australian army history series
Australian Army history series.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1.Regimental soldiering -- 2.Balikpapan, 1945 -- 3.̀€He could fill any appointment with distinction' -- 4.The challenges of senior rank -- 5.Chief of the General Staff -- 6.Daly, the army and the war in Vietnam, 1966-71 -- 7.The civic action crisis, 1971 -- 8.Epilogue
Summary Lieutenant-General Sir Thomas Daly was a renowned soldier and one of the most influential figures in Australia's military history. As Chief of the General staff during the Vietnam War, he oversaw a reorganisation of the Army. The author shows how Daly prepared himself for the challenges of command in a time of political upheaval
Analysis Australian
Biography & autobiography (Vietnam,Australia)
Military history (Vietnam,Australia)
Notes Jeffrey Grey is affiliated with University of New South Wales, Sydney
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 236-242) and index
Subject Daly, Thomas, Sir, 1913-2004.
Australia. Australian Army -- History.
Australia. Australian Army -- Officers -- Biography.
Generals -- Australia -- Biography.
Soldiers -- Australia -- Biography.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Participation, Australian.
SUBJECT Australia -- History.
Australia -- History, Military.
Genre/Form Biographies.
ISBN 9781107031272 (hbk.)
Other Titles Biography of Lieutenant-General Sir Thomas Daly