By: Karin Cox
Genre: Y - Children's, teenage & educational
Published by: New Holland
Published: 7th April 2014
Australia is a young country with a short military history compared to other nations, yet our involvement in conflict has helped shape who Australians are and how we respond to foreign affairs. Unlike some nations, Australia has never had to fight for independence or endure invasions on home turf (with the exception of British colonisation), yet we revere our military past and even commemorate our greatest defeats.