High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Field Marshal Sir Thomas Albert Blamey, GBE, KCB, CMG, DSO, ED (24 January 1884 ? 27 May 1951) was an Australian General of the Second World War and the first, and to date only, Australian to attain the rank of Field Marshal. As a regular soldier in the First World War, Blamey served as a staff officer at Gallipoli and on the Western Front. The pinnacle of his career was during the Second World War, as Commander-in-Chief, Australian Military Forces, serving simultaneously in international command as Commander-in-Chief Allied Land Forces in the South West Pacific Area (SWPA) under American General Douglas MacArthur. On 2 September 1945, Blamey was with MacArthur on USS Missouri and signed the Japanese surrender document on behalf of Australia. He then flew to Morotai and personally accepted the surrender of the remaining Japanese in the South West Pacific.
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Lambert M. Surhone
Date de livraison:entre mardi, 24. septembre et jeudi, 26. septembre