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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. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 249 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Australian Army history series
Australian Army history series.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; ILLUSTRATIONS; MAPS; TABLES AND DIAGRAMS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; ABBREVIATIONS; CHAPTER 1 REGIMENTAL SOLDIERING; CHAPTER 2 BALIKPAPAN, 1945; CHAPTER 3 -HE COULD FILL ANY APPOINTMENT WITH DISTINCTION'; CHAPTER 4 THE CHALLENGES OF SENIOR RANK; CHAPTER 5 CHIEF OF THE GENERAL STAFF; CHAPTER 6 DALY, THE ARMY AND THE WAR IN VIETNAM, 1966-71; CHAPTER 7 THE CIVIC ACTION CRISIS, 1971; CHAPTER 8 EPILOGUE; NOTES; SOURCES AND BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 236-242) and index
Notes English
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Subject Daly, Thomas, Sir, 1913-2004.
SUBJECT Daly, Thomas, Sir, 1913-2004 fast
Subject Australia. Australian Army -- Officers -- Biography
SUBJECT Australia. Australian Army fast
Subject Soldiers -- Australia -- Biography
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Participation, Australian
Military history.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- General.
HISTORY -- Military -- Other.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Military Science.
Armed Forces -- Officers
Military participation -- Australian
Soldiers
Australia
Genre/Form collective biographies.
Biographies
Biographies.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
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