How were crucial decisions made during World War II - to allocate resources, sustain a nation at war and send men off to their deaths? Taken from the Australian archives, including classified minutes and notebooks of the War Cabinet, the War Advisory Council and the Prime Minister's War Committee, this book presents original accounts of the making of 15 crucial decisions in Australia's war effort. It provides a look inside Australia's war machine at a time of maximum danger.
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David Horner is one of Australia's most highly regarded military historians.
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Book Description Allen & Unwin, Australia. Hardcover. Book Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. 1st Edition. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 124578
Book Description Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. There is a sticker overlaying the original title page publisher identity, with the publisher & Published in Association with the Australian Archives. Previous owner's name at the top of the 1st page. 2 Key Bodies, the War Cabinet and the Advisory War Council shaped Australia's experience of the Second World War, and this book describes the inner workings of these bodies. It is the story of how the crucial decisions were made - to respond to the demand of the Allies, to meet the challenge of the enemy, to sustain a nation at war, and to send men off to combat. - Front fold over blurb Photographic illustrated dust wrapper is rubbed at the top of the spine, there is no other damage to describe of the jacket or the book. Full number line. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. XII, 284 pages, includes extensive notes, a selected bibliography & index. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs within the text. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Military & Warfare; Australia; WW II; Politics & Government. ISBN: 1863739688. ISBN/EAN: 9781863739689. Inventory No: 0268057. Bookseller Inventory # 0268057
Book Description Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Size: 9"-10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Military & Warfare; Politics & Government. ISBN: 1863739688. ISBN/EAN: 9781863739689. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 35667. Bookseller Inventory # 35667
Book Description Allen & Unwin (in assoc with the Australian Archives), St Leonards, NSW, 1996. Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 283pp incl index. Plus 32 pages b&w photos. Black textured boards with gold lettering to the spine. Jacket has only light edge-wear, most notably to the top ends of the spine and flap folds. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 003547