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Invaluable and meticulously researched contribution. David Horner has done justice to a proud Regiment that has served Australia in peace and war for almost 150 years. Major General S.N. Gower, AM. Gunners are a proud breed. This first complete history of the Australian artillery explains why. It can be truly said that the history of the Australian Army is a history of the artillery. In peace the Australian Army has been shaped by the artillery; in war artillery has had a profound effect on Australian military operations. Gunners have been involved in more of Australia's wars than any other element of the Australian Army. The Gunners begins with the formation of volunteer artillery units in the 1850s. After Federation gunners continued as the backbone of the Army. Most of the permanent forces of the new Commonwealth of Australia were gunners, generally manning the forts around the Australian coast. For almost 100 years coast or garrison artillery figured significantly in the defence of Australia but it was the field gunners who were deployed overseas, serving in the Sudan and in the Boer War. In the First World War Australian gunners played a majo
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Book Description Allen & Unwin, Australia, 1995. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Minor marks and wear to book and jacket. ISBN: 1863739173. ISBN/EAN: 9781863739177. **Weight exceeds 1 kg. A Postage surcharge WILL be requested for orders placed via this service. Contact us first for a quote ** ## For Tracked shipping on orders leaving Australia, select PRIORITY option at checkout. Seller Inventory # 34952
Book Description Allen & Unwin, 1995. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Light wear to dust jacket. Otherwise excellent. Seller Inventory # ABE-1515477482167
Book Description Allen & Unwin, St Leonards, 1995. Hardcover. Condition: Good (ex-library). Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. various (illustrator). First Edition. in original black hardcover binding, with a wraparound colour illustrated dust jacket showing "1st Australian division Artillery going into the 3rd battle of Ypres 1919". There is a library name stamped on each of the 3 edges, there remains a barcode sticker and part of a bookplate, and the library name on the front free end page, and 2 cancellation stamps over the cataloguing details on the publication data page. Otherwise the book has no damage. The dustjacket has a dull patch on the bottom of the spine section where a library sticker once resided. This book covers Artillery in the Australian Army, from the formation of volunteer Artillery units in the 1850s, all the way through the 1st and 2nd Wars, Korea, Malaya, Borneo, Vietnam and up through to the Gulf War. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. XXVIII, 564 pages, indexed and with bibliography. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: various. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2.0. Category: Military & Warfare; Australia; ISBN: 1863739173. ISBN/EAN: 9781863739177. Inventory No: 0238457. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Seller Inventory # 0238457
Book Description Allen & Unwin, U.S.A., 1995. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Seller Inventory # 123241
Book Description Allen & Unwin, Australia, 1995. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: VG. First Edition. 564 pages in excellent condition. Illustrated. Black hardcovers with gilt titles on the spine. One corner lightly bumped. Illustrated DJ with black titles. Light wear on corners and edges. NEAR FINE/VG. Seller Inventory # 213407