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Australian force Somalia: deploying the 1 RAR Battalion Group, December 1992-January 1993

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posted on 2019-03-21, 00:00 authored by Bob BreenBob Breen, David Murray Horner
Deploying a 1,000-strong infantry battalion group and a national headquarters to Somalia at short notice over the Christmas-New Year 1992-1993 tested Australia's capability and capacity to project land forces and sustain them overseas. Concurrently, the Australian Defence Force had to support the Movement Control Unit that deployed in August 1992.

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Title of book

The limits of peacekeeping: Australian missions in Africa and the Americas, 1992–2005

Volume

4

Series

The official history of Australian peacekeeping, humanitarian and post-cold war operations

Chapter number

3

Pagination

55 - 79

Publisher

Cambridge University Press

Place of publication

Melbourne, Vic.

ISBN-13

9781107101968

Language

eng

Publication classification

B1 Book chapter

Copyright notice

2019, Cambridge University Press

Extent

19

Editor/Contributor(s)

Jean Bou, Bob Breen, David Horner, Garth Pratten, Miesje de Vogel

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