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Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 The Last Knight : A Biography of General Sir Phillip Bennett AC, KBE, DSO
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'General Sir Phillip Bennett is a good example of what makes a great leader. As a young officer, he survived the perilous first year of the Korean War and the rigours of the battalion command in South Vietnam, to rise through a series of senior command posts to the top as Chief of the Australian Defence Force. He was the last knight to command the Australian Defence Force.

'Bennett's story is a story of the contest for "policy dominance" between the civil servants and the military leadership illustrating what was involved in forging the foundations of the Australian Defence Force we have today.'

Source: Libraries Australia (Sighted 08/04/2011).

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Newport, Northern Beaches area, Sydney Northeastern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Big Sky , 2011 .
      Extent: v, 409p.p.
      Description: illus., maps, ports
      Note/s:
      • Includes bibliographical references (p.354-393) and index.
      ISBN: 9780980814040 (hbk.)

Works about this Work

Untitled Stephen Gapps , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society , December vol. 97 no. 2 2011; (p. 247-249)

— Review of The Last Knight : A Biography of General Sir Phillip Bennett AC, KBE, DSO Robert Lowry , 2011 single work biography
Non-Fiction Reviews Ian Barry , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 2 - 3 April 2011; (p. 25)

— Review of The Last Knight : A Biography of General Sir Phillip Bennett AC, KBE, DSO Robert Lowry , 2011 single work biography
Non-Fiction Reviews Ian Barry , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 2 - 3 April 2011; (p. 25)

— Review of The Last Knight : A Biography of General Sir Phillip Bennett AC, KBE, DSO Robert Lowry , 2011 single work biography
Untitled Stephen Gapps , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society , December vol. 97 no. 2 2011; (p. 247-249)

— Review of The Last Knight : A Biography of General Sir Phillip Bennett AC, KBE, DSO Robert Lowry , 2011 single work biography
Last amended 19 Apr 2011 15:56:10
Subjects:
  • c
    Japan,
    c
    East Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
  • Korea, East Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
  • c
    Vietnam,
    c
    Southeast Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
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