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MONASH: The Outsider Who Won a War. A Biography of Australia's Greatest Military Commander, Perry, Roland

Author Name    Perry, Roland

Title   MONASH: The Outsider Who Won a War. A Biography of Australia's Greatest Military Commander

Binding   Softcover

Book Condition   Very Good +

Edition   First Thus, 2nd Impression

Size   8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Publisher   North Sydney, N.S.W., Australia Random House Australia 2007

ISBN Number    1741668476 / 9781741668476

Seller ID   012999

xxi, + 596pp., unpaginated, b/white halftone plate sections, plus several intext theatre maps. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Illustrated card wrapper nominally bumped only. Textblock unmarked. This is the story of Australia's greatest military commander and tactician, who, post-war as an engineer oversaw the growth of Victoria's State Electricity Commission. The immense contribution that Sir John Monash (1865-1931) paid to World War One is (in part) summarized on the rear of the book - "Australian General Sir John Monash changed the way wars were fought and won. When the British and German High Commands of the First World War failed to gain ascendancy after four years of unprecedented human slaughter, Monash used innovative texghniques and modern technology to plan and win a succession of major battles that led to the end of the Great War." Contents include: Prelims., List of Maps, Introduction: Engineer of Victory - 8 August, 1918, 24 chapters, Acks., Notes, Bibliography, Index. LEST WE FORGET. Book weight approx. 470g.

Biography, Australia, Military Leaders, World War 1914-1918, Generals, Engineers (Australia), History, Monash, Sir John, 1865-1931, Perry, Roland, 1946-

Price = 22.56 AUD

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