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Military historian Dr Andrew Richardson reviews Scorched Earth

Military historian Dr Andrew Richardson reviews Scorched Earth

Dr Andrew Richardson's review of Scorched Earth was published in the May 2018 issue of the Australian Historical Studies journal.

Dr. Richardson is Historian at the Australian Army History Unit, Department of Defence, Canberra. While the views expressed are his own, it is a robust and even-handed review of the publication by a specialist military historian.
 

"...the work is expansive and detailed, covering everything from the recommended destruction of machinery to...

Australian Historical Studies Journal review of Scorched Earth

Dr Andrew Richardson's review of Scorched Earth was published in the May 2018 issue of the Australian Historical Studies journal.

Dr. Richardson is Historian at the Australian Army History Unit, Department of Defence, Canberra. While the views expressed are his own, it is a robust and even-handed review of the publication by a specialist military historian.
 

"...the work is expansive and detailed, covering everything from the recommended destruction of...
Chatting with: Sue Rosen

Chatting with: Sue Rosen

Following the attack on Pearl Harbour and threat of further Japanese advance in 1942, Prime Minister Curtin ordered state governments to prepare, pulling together plans for a strategy and preventative measures in the event of Japanese invasion. Whilst researching a separate project, Sue Rosen stumbled across a file that detailed the actions Australia would take in the event of this invasion - in a box of Forestry Commission records.