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The Resource Monash & Chauvel : how Australia's two greatest generals changed the course of world history, Roland Perry

Monash & Chauvel : how Australia's two greatest generals changed the course of world history, Roland Perry

Label
Monash & Chauvel : how Australia's two greatest generals changed the course of world history
Title
Monash & Chauvel
Title remainder
how Australia's two greatest generals changed the course of world history
Statement of responsibility
Roland Perry
Title variation
Monash and Chauvel
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
John Monash and Harry Chauvel were the two most outstanding battlefield commanders of the First World War across all of the Allied armies. In Monash and Chauvel, bestselling author Roland Perry has written a gripping narrative history that takes us into the very heart of their war-winning campaigns in France and Palestine
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Perry, Roland
Dewey number
940.401
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D521
LC item number
.P42 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Monash, John
  • Chauvel, Henry George
  • Generals
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Chauvel, Henry George
  • Monash, John
  • World War (1914-1918)
  • Generals
  • Military campaigns
  • Military participation
  • Australia
  • Middle East
  • Western Front (World War (1914-1918))
Target audience
adult
Label
Monash & Chauvel : how Australia's two greatest generals changed the course of world history, Roland Perry
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. Part 1 1915 to 1917 : Monash -- Chauvel -- Romani -- George V's support -- Gaza failures -- Eyeing the tank -- Allenby meets Lawrence and Chauvel -- Broodseinde "win"; Haig's deadly haste -- The taking of Beersheba -- Emerging from the pack. Part 2 January to June 1918 : Ludendorff's ascendancy -- Arab no-show; setbacks beyond Jericho -- Ludendorff's mighty attack -- Blocking the lunge -- Parry, push and pull at the front -- Hamel attack rejected -- Of agrarian Gods, and sheep -- Es Salt assault -- "Failure be damned!" -- The commander's top picks -- Birdwood's bolstering -- The rise and rise -- The confrontation: Monash vs Hughes -- Hamel: Rawlinson, Pershing denied -- Clemenceau's glow -- Re-enter, Mustafa Kemal. Part 3 Amiens and Monash's ascendancy : A problem with Pétain -- The inventor's invention -- Monash's master plan takes shape -- A-Day approaches -- The battle begins: 8 August 1918 -- Tanks for the mist -- Carter's wild ride -- Chipilly Spur; Germany's black days -- Haig's emotional response -- George V makes a point -- Keeping the pressure on -- Pedantic lawyer -- Rogue warlord -- McNicoll's moment -- Assault on Mont St Quentin -- Péronne -- Monash and Ludendorff feel the strain -- Hughes' attempted assertion -- The politics of interference -- Tank illusion -- Compassion at the front. Part 4 Syria and Chauvel's ascendancy : Chauvel's fast work -- The big con -- The light horse column breaks out -- Von Sanders slips the net -- Operation Jenin -- Turks falling -- Smith chips in -- Grant and the 11th's Charge at the Sea of Galilee -- Allenby's uncertain directive -- Night of the Anzacs and Turks -- Monash's biggest assault -- The Americans falter -- Damascus: a city uncontrolled -- First in; best placed -- Olden and the 10th conquer Damascus -- Deception at the reception -- Lawrence's cry for help -- Parade of force -- The firing of Lawrence -- Montbrehain: last push of Monash's diggers -- Glory days -- Kemal's last stands. Part 5 Post-Armistice : The best man in France, and England -- Back to Gallipoli -- Repatriation -- The light horse rides again -- Hughes struts world stage. Postscript : John Monash -- Harry Chauvel -- The record: revised and buried. Acknowledgements -- Notes -- Select bibliography -- Index
Control code
MSTDDAPRINT1000332267
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 567 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781760291433
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
Label
Monash & Chauvel : how Australia's two greatest generals changed the course of world history, Roland Perry
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. Part 1 1915 to 1917 : Monash -- Chauvel -- Romani -- George V's support -- Gaza failures -- Eyeing the tank -- Allenby meets Lawrence and Chauvel -- Broodseinde "win"; Haig's deadly haste -- The taking of Beersheba -- Emerging from the pack. Part 2 January to June 1918 : Ludendorff's ascendancy -- Arab no-show; setbacks beyond Jericho -- Ludendorff's mighty attack -- Blocking the lunge -- Parry, push and pull at the front -- Hamel attack rejected -- Of agrarian Gods, and sheep -- Es Salt assault -- "Failure be damned!" -- The commander's top picks -- Birdwood's bolstering -- The rise and rise -- The confrontation: Monash vs Hughes -- Hamel: Rawlinson, Pershing denied -- Clemenceau's glow -- Re-enter, Mustafa Kemal. Part 3 Amiens and Monash's ascendancy : A problem with Pétain -- The inventor's invention -- Monash's master plan takes shape -- A-Day approaches -- The battle begins: 8 August 1918 -- Tanks for the mist -- Carter's wild ride -- Chipilly Spur; Germany's black days -- Haig's emotional response -- George V makes a point -- Keeping the pressure on -- Pedantic lawyer -- Rogue warlord -- McNicoll's moment -- Assault on Mont St Quentin -- Péronne -- Monash and Ludendorff feel the strain -- Hughes' attempted assertion -- The politics of interference -- Tank illusion -- Compassion at the front. Part 4 Syria and Chauvel's ascendancy : Chauvel's fast work -- The big con -- The light horse column breaks out -- Von Sanders slips the net -- Operation Jenin -- Turks falling -- Smith chips in -- Grant and the 11th's Charge at the Sea of Galilee -- Allenby's uncertain directive -- Night of the Anzacs and Turks -- Monash's biggest assault -- The Americans falter -- Damascus: a city uncontrolled -- First in; best placed -- Olden and the 10th conquer Damascus -- Deception at the reception -- Lawrence's cry for help -- Parade of force -- The firing of Lawrence -- Montbrehain: last push of Monash's diggers -- Glory days -- Kemal's last stands. Part 5 Post-Armistice : The best man in France, and England -- Back to Gallipoli -- Repatriation -- The light horse rides again -- Hughes struts world stage. Postscript : John Monash -- Harry Chauvel -- The record: revised and buried. Acknowledgements -- Notes -- Select bibliography -- Index
Control code
MSTDDAPRINT1000332267
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 567 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781760291433
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits

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