Duty First: The Royal Australian Regiment in War and Peace

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A story of humor, courage, professionalism, and above all dedication to duty, this is the official history of The Royal Australian Regiment. The Royal Australian Regiment, consisting initially of three battalions, has been the mainstay of the Australian Regular Army for over 60 years since its formation at the end of World War II. This official history was first published in 1990, and adds a detailed coverage of the activities of and developments in the regiment in the years since.

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David Horner is a professor at the Strategic and Defence Studies unit at the ANU, is one of Australia's leading defence historians and the author of a number of books published by Allen & Unwin. Jean Bou is an academic at the same unit.

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