Skilfully drilled : a history of the Australian Instructional Corps, 1921-1955 / Roland Millbank Millbank, Roland H.

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Australia. Army. Australian Instructional Corps; Military education - Australia - History.; Australian
This book tells the story of the Australian Instructional Corps (AIC), an Australia-wide unit of permanent professional soldiers, that was never sent to war. However, the influence of the AIC's all-corps training in the inter-war years was such that its methodology became the springboard from which future training developed when the Australian Regular Army was created in 1947. The author argues that the AIC 's 600 warrant officers, some with honorary quartermaster commissions, were the unsung architects whose practical soldier training laid the basis for eventual victory by the Australian Army in WWII-- [Back cover, ed]
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