Tiger territory [electronic resource] : the untold story of the Royal Australian Navy in Southeast Asia, 1948 to 1971 / Ian Pfennigwerth.
- Dural, N.S.W. : Rosenberg, 2008.
1 online resource (344 p.)
- Australia. Royal Australian Navy -- History -- 20th century.
Australia -- History, Naval -- 20th century.
Australia -- Military relations -- Southeast Asia.
Southeast Asia -- Military relations -- Australia.
- Electronic books.
- Between 1948 and 1971 ships and men of the Royal Australian Navy served with almost unnoticed distinction in defending the newly emerging nations of Malaya, Malaysia and Singapore. In this period of intense diplomatic and military activity in a potentially volatile region, Australia developed its engagement with Southeast Asia and its concept of 'forward defence'. While the Vietnam War loomed ever larger over the region, the RAN played its part in creating the conditions for the peace and prosperity Malaysia and Singapore now enjoy. Tiger Territory tells of the naval men who delivered this und
- Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Notes and Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. A Decade of Post-War Planning; 2. The Malayan Emergency; 3. The Calm Before the Storm; 4. A Malayan/Malaysian Navy; 5. Indonesian Confrontation; 6. The British Withdraw; 7. The Veterans' Struggle for Recognition; Epilogue; Appendix; Bibliography; Endnotes; Index
- Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-313) and index.
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