Control : stories of Australian peacekeeping and humanitarian operations / written by Johanna Butler.

Collection type Library
Author Butler, Johanna, author.; Australia. Department of Veterans' Affairs, issuing body; Australian War Memorial, issuing body;
Call Number F 355.3570994 B985c
Document type Monograph
Year 2019. September 2019.
Pagination 52 pages : illustrations (some colour), map, portraits ; 30 cm + 1 colour Remembrance Day poster (60
Publisher Department of Veterans' Affairs, Department of Veterans' Affairs : Australian War Memorial,
Note "Century of service" --Cover. "Published by the Department of Veterans' Affairs in association with the Australian War Memorial". Includes bibliographical references and index. "More than 30,000 Australians have served on peacekeeping operations since 1947, and many have delivered humanitarian aid at home and abroad. In complex and dangerous situations they have provided stability along with commitment and compassion, buildinghope for the future. The following stories are about people who have shown gret self-control, fostering security and safety in exceptionally fragile environments. They have served all over the world, witnessing the struggles and triumphs of the human sp irit in the face of conflict and disaster. Some have given their lives in the service of others."
Place made Australia : Brisbane, QLD ; Canberra, ACT :

Introduction -- In the service of peace: Lieutenant General Robert Nimmo -- A shared journey: Colonel Keith Howard -- "Faith in human compassion" Major Tam Tran -- A sense of community: Gunner Trenton Prince -- "Art without borders": George Gittoes -- Sha ring culture: Sergeant Penelope "Poppy" Searle -- An adventurous spirit: Squadron Leader Paul McCarthy -- "Unconquerable soul": Captain Benjamin Farinazzo -- Leading the way: Major General Cheryl Pearce -- Where did these stories take place? -- Glossary - - References.

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