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Marching to the beat of an imperial drum: contextualising Australia's military effort during the First World War

Crawley, Rhys

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When war erupted in 1914, Britain embarked on its prewar plans of mobilising resources from its vast Empire, and created an imperial coalition which fought within a wider coalition with France, Russia and, later, the United States of America. This article examines the limited role performed by Australian naval and military forces within this wider imperial effort and assesses the extent to which Australian forces relied on British command, technology, and logistic support. It challenges common...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Book chapter
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/229723
Book Title: The British Empire and the First World War
DOI: 10.1080/1031461X.2014.994540

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