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Robert A. Hall Robert A. Hall i(A102643 works by) (a.k.a. Bob Hall; Robert Anthony Hall)
Born: Established: 1947 ;
Gender: Male
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'Dr Robert Hall graduated from the Royal Military College, Duntroon in 1968 and was commissioned as a Lietenant in the 8th Battalion, the Royal Australian regiment. He served in South Vietnam from 1969 t0 1970 as an infantry platoon commander. He also served in the Pacific Islands regiment in Port Moresby and Wewak between 1971 1nd 1974. He was awrded a PhD following studies in military history at University College, University of New South Wales, Australian Defence Force in 1988.' (Source: Fighters from the Fringe, 1995)

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y separately published work icon The Black Diggers : Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders in the Second World War Sydney : Allen and Unwin , 1989 Z1591826 1989 single work prose war literature 'The Black Diggers explores the war effort of Aboriginal and Islander Australians during the Second World War and the reasons their contribution has gone unrecognised for so long.' This book is a comprehensive account of the work of Indigenous Australians 'during the years when their country faced the Japanese threat. Despite suspicion and prejudice they earned a place within the digger legend'. (Source: Back cover, Aboriginal Studies Press, 1997 edition)
1990 winner Stanner Award
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