This is the third volume in a series of official histories of the RAAF.
Despite being Volume 1 in this series, the other five volumes have preceded this one.
Pemper has concentrated on the nineteen days in 1999 that Peter Watt was with the UN Peacekeeping Force in East Timor.
To mark the 20th anniversary of INTERFET, the Australian War Memorial convened a special half-day symposium to reflect on and discuss Australia’s contribution in 1999 to establishing the security and stability that helped establish Timor-Leste as a free and independent nation. You can stream this symposium free of charge.
With the end of the Cold War there came change in attitudes towards peacekeeping.
Jay Winter is Charles J Stille Professor of History Emeritus at Yale University.
In Their Time of Need documents this century-long commitment, focusing on the overseas deployment of defence and other personnel and equipment for broadly humanitarian goals, generally in response to a call for assistance after a natural disaster or other non-conflict related emergency.
Paul Moorcroft is a writer with four decades of experience in the subject matter covered in Dying for the Truth.