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RUSI of NSW volunteers Theo Fox and Carol Miller have completed reading lists on topics of interest. The lists draw together the online topic references published by the RUSI of NSW and those in the RUSI of NSW Library. The references cover all genre of publication, Library volumes, online articles, and online video. Useful compendia for those researching a particular topic. Do note, as yet only one topic is included on a trial basis, others will follow.
Anzac Day is when all Australians commemorate the sacrifice of those who served and in some cases made the ultimate sacrifice for their nation. Men and women from all indigenous and immigrant backgrounds have served in the Australian Defence Force. This national day, 25 April, is the anniversary of the landing at Gallipoli in 1915 when our forces were first committed to battle in the war of 1914-18 where more Australians died that in any other conflict.
Anzac Day, has a long history from World War 1 to the present. This list of books can help understanding.
Field Marshal Sir Thomas Blamey
Field Marshal Sir Thomas Blamey GBE KCB CMG CStJ DSO ED, brilliant Chief of Staff of the Australian Corps in 1918 who served as a Reservist between the wars then commander of the AIF in the Mediditerranean theatre 1940-42 including command of the Anzac Corps in Greece 1940 then Commander in Chief of Allied Land Forces, South West Pacific 1942 until the end of the war.
Understanding Iran from the joint invasion of the neutral Imperial State of Iran by
the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union in August 1941; through to when the
leader of the revolution and founder of the Islamic Republic, Ayatollah Ruhollah
Khomeini, died as the Supreme Leader of Iran in 1989.
The Royal Australian Navy
Two reading lists that cover the volumes held by the Library covering the exploits of our Navy defending our nation since its formation in 1911 'till today.
The Zulu Wars 1879
This reading list is not exhaustive but covers a variety of books held in our
collection on the Zulu War of 1879. We have included contemporary accounts along
with histories written across various time frames.