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Aborigines in the defence of Australia

Aborigines in the defence of Australia

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Published by Australian National University Press in Sydney .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Aboriginal Australian.,
    • Australia -- History, Military.,
    • Australia -- Armed Forces -- Aboriginal Australians -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 222-236) and index.

      Statementedited by Desmond Ball.
      ContributionsBall, Desmond.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU112.3 .A26 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 240 p. :
      Number of Pages240
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1642026M
      LC Control Number91196177


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