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Anzac's Dirty Dozen

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Anzac's Dirty Dozen
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Anzac's Dirty Dozen
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Summary
Australian military history is a landscape of legends. Yet across the length and breadth of our military heritage, accuracy and objectivity are often shunted aside so that tales and myths bent on commemoration, veneration, and the idealisation of 'Australian' virtues can thrive. In Anzac's Dirty Dozen a team of renowned historians resume the battle to expose a host of stubborn fantasies and fabrications that obscure the real story. Did our military history start at Gallipoli? Do we really punch above our weight in military might? Are our soldiers more ethical than others in combat? Is the US-Australia Alliance worth the trouble? And what if the role of Australian women in the war effort has been exaggerated, so that half the population can feel included in the Anzac story? Confronting and clear-eyed, Anzac's Dirty Dozen goes beyond the indulgent, politicised and emotionally-charged rhetoric of Anzac – that sacrosanct idea in the national psyche – to find out exactly what it means to be Australian at war, and proud of it
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Stockings, Craig
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  • Nonfiction
  • History
  • Military
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Anzac's Dirty Dozen
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OVERDRIVE:32de130c-0754-4aec-a4f3-09467306ccbb
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4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
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electronic
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True
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9781742241258
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True
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optical disk
Label
Anzac's Dirty Dozen
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:32de130c-0754-4aec-a4f3-09467306ccbb
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781742241258
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

    • Lionel Bowen Library and Community CentreBorrow it
      669-673 Anzac Parade, Marouba, NSW, 2035, AU
      -33.938111 151.237977
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