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Divisi ke-6 adalah sebuah unit Angkatan Darat Australia.

Divisi ke-6 (Australia)
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Aktif1917
1939–1946
NegaraBendera Australia Australia
AliansiSekutu
CabangAngkatan Darat Australia
Tipe unitInfanteri
Jumlah personel~16,000 – 18,000 pria[1]
Bagian dariPasukan Kekaisaran Australia ke-2
PertempuranPerang Dunia II
Komandan tempur
Tokoh berjasaThomas Blamey
Iven Mackay
Edmund Herring
George Alan Vasey

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  • Letnan Jenderal Thomas Blamey (13 Oktober 1939 – 3 April 1940);
  • Mayor Jenderal Iven Mackay (4 April 1940 – 13 Agustus 1941);
  • Mayor Jenderal Edmund Herring (14 Agustus 1941 – 30 April 1942);
  • Mayor Jenderal Allan Boase (1 Mei 1942 – 13 September 1942);
  • Mayor Jenderal George Vasey (14 September 1942 – 14 Maret 1943);
  • Mayor Jenderal Jack Stevens (15 Maret 1943 – 26 Juli 1945); dan
  • Mayor Jenderal Horace Robertson (26 Juli 1945 – 30 November 1945).

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  1. ^ Johnston 2008, hlm. 2.

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  • Bishop, Les (1998). Thunder of the Guns: A History of the 2/3 Australian Field Regiment. Sydney, New South Wales: 2/3 Australian Field Regiment Association. ISBN 0-646-35163-X. 
  • Bradley, Phillip (2008). The Battle for Wau: New Guinea's Frontline 1942–1943. Port Melbourne, Victoria: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-89681-8. 
  • Burness, Peter (2007). "The Battle of Bardia". Wartime. Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australian War Memorial (37): 26–29. ISSN 1328-2727. 
  • Grey, Jeffrey (2008). A Military History of Australia (edisi ke-3rd). Melbourne, Victoria: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-69791-0. 
  • Johnston, Mark (2008). The Proud 6th: An Illustrated History of the 6th Australian Division 1939–1945. Port Melbourne, Victoria: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-51411-8. 
  • Keogh, Eustace (1965). South West Pacific 1941–45. Melbourne, Victoria: Grayflower Publications. OCLC 7185705. 
  • Long, Gavin (1953). Greece, Crete and Syria. Australia in the War of 1939–1945. Series 1 – Army, Volume II (edisi ke-1st). Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australian War Memorial. OCLC 3134080. 
  • McCarthy, Dudley (1959). South–West Pacific Area – First Year: Kokoda to Wau (PDF). Australia in the War of 1939–1945. Series 1 – Army. 5. Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australian War Memorial. OCLC 186193870. 
  • Palazzo, Albert (2004). "Organising for Jungle Warfare". Dalam Dennis, Peter; Grey, Jeffrey. The Foundations of Victory: The Pacific War 1943–1944. Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Army History Unit. hlm. 82–101. ISBN 978-0-646-43590-9. 
  • Thompson, Peter (2010). Anzac Fury: The Bloody Battle of Crete 1941. North Sydney, New South Wales: William Heinemann. ISBN 978-1-86471-131-8. 
  • Wilmot, Chester (1993) [1944]. Tobruk 1941. Ringwood, Victoria: Penguin Books. ISBN 0-14-017584-9. 

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