By David Horner,Jean Bou
In past due 1945, 3 battalions have been shaped to serve with the British Commonwealth profession strength in Japan. energetic carrier all started with a 'baptism of fireplace' fierce strive against within the Korean battle. This was once through counter-guerrilla carrier in Malaya through the Emergency, motion in Borneo in the course of war of words, together with the pinnacle mystery 'Claret' operations into Indonesian territory, and energetic carrier in Vietnam.
The e-book examines how the regiment tailored after the Vietnam conflict to the calls for of peacetime soldiering, together with the pressures of peacekeeping. ultimately, it unearths how the regiment's traditions of flexibleness and readiness have stood it in strong stead in fresh operations in East Timor, the Solomon Islands, Iraq and Afghanistan.
Duty First concludes with a chain of brief items during which former contributors of the regiment, from normal to soldier, current interesting money owed in their own reports in a number diversified operational and peacetime circumstances.
This is a narrative of humour and braveness, of professionalism, and certainly commitment to accountability. The Royal Australian Regiment's motto, 'Duty First', keeps to mirror its ethos and spirit this present day, over sixty years seeing that its foundation.
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