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THE SHADOW MEN:
The Leaders Who Shaped the Australian Army from the Veldt to Vietnam

Craig Stockings and John Connor (eds)

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Australian military history is full of heroes – big names that loom large
in the public memory of the nation’s wartime experiences, like Monash, Chauvel, Jacka and Blamey. There is no question that these famous figures of the Australian Army are important, but their story is not the only story. There are also the individuals who shaped the history of the Australian Army in the 20th century, as intellectuals, strategists and administrators, but are largely invisible in popular memory. The Shadow Men brings together some of Australia’s best military historians to shed light on
ten of these men and to bring their achievements and influence into the foreground.

About the Authors

Craig Stockings is a senior lecturer in history at the University of New South Wales at the Australian Defence Force Academy and author and editor of a number of books on Australian military history. His earlier books include The Torch and the Sword: A History of the Army Cadet Movement in Australia.

John Connor is a Senior Lecturer in history in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at UNSW Canberra. He also edited with Craig Stockings Before the Anzac Dawn: A military history of Australia before 1915.


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