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Brisbane Line controversy

political opportunism versus national security 1942-45

by Burns, Paul

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Published by Allen & Unwin in St. Leonards, N.S.W .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia,
  • Australia.
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Australia.,
    • Civil-military relations -- Australia -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Australia -- Politics and government -- 1901-1945.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 208-246) and index.

      StatementPaul Burns.
      SeriesArmy military history series.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD767.8 .B86 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 254 p. :
      Number of Pages254
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL488583M
      ISBN 101864485396
      LC Control Number98218718
      OCLC/WorldCa38816777

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