|Author||Stockings, Craig, 1974-, editor.; Connor, John, 1966-, editor.;|
|Call Number||355.0092294 S524|
|Year||2017. 2017. 017.|
|Pagination||xiii, 266 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm.|
|Publisher||NewSouth Publishing, NewSouth Publishing,|
|Note||Includes bibliographical references and index. "Australian military history is full of big names that loom large in the public memory of the nation's wartime experiences - Monash, Chauvel, Jacka and Blamey. But what about the others, influential but lesser known army strategists and leaders, who shaped the Australian Army? This book pulls them out of the shadows. The Shadow Men unites some of Australia's best military historians who shed light on ten of these men, intellectuals, strategists and administrators, foregrounding their achievements and infl uences."--Back cover.|
|Place made||Sydney : Sydney, NSW :|
The shadow men : the leaders who shaped the Australian Army from the Veldt to Vietnam / edited by Craig Stockings and John Connor. Leaders who shaped the Australian Army from the Veldt to Vietnam.
Introduction / John Connor -- 1. The First Commander: Lieutenant-General Sir Edward ''Curley'' Hutton / Craig Stockings and Tom Richardson -- 2. Duntroon to the Dardanelles: Major-General Sir William Bridges / Chris Clark -- 3. The Enigma: General Sir Cyril Brudenell Bingham White / Peter Stanley -- 4. Not Up to the Job? Major-General Gordon Legge / Chris Clark -- 5. The Soldier as Technocrat: Brigadier John William Alexander O''Brien / Jeffrey Grey -- 6. The Quiet Achiever: Lieutenant-General Sir John North cott / Robert Stevenson -- 7. Fall and Rise: Lieutenant-General Sir Sydney Rowell / Karl James -- 8. A Military Intellectual: Colonel E.G. Keogh / Jeffrey Grey -- 9. The Catalyst: Lieutenant-General Sir Thomas Daly / Jeffrey Grey -- 10. Post-war Planner: Lieutenant-General Sir Mervyn Brogan / Tristan Moss.
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