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The Royal Australian Navy in World War II

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Allen & Unwin , St. Leonards, Australia
Australia. Royal Australian Navy -- History -- World War, 1939-1945., World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, Austra
Other titlesRoyal Australian Navy in World War Two
Statementedited by David Stevens.
ContributionsStevens, David, 1958-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD779.A8 R69 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii, 212 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL571412M
ISBN 101864480351
LC Control Number96157571
OCLC/WorldCa34871600

In American histories of the naval battles in the Pacific during World War II there are often little side messages such as the Australian Navy cruiser 'Canberra' lost at the Battle of Savo Island.

In general, the activities of the Australians have been ignored (as has the Australian Army's fight along the Kokoda trail)/5(3). With new material provided by leading naval historians from Australia and overseas, this revised edition of The Royal Australian Navy in World War II more fully examines the part the Royal Australian Navy played throughout six years of global conflict.

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