The Kalkadoon War

Blake, Greg L.
March 2005
Military History;Mar/Apr2005, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p44
Relates the Kalkadoon war between native tribes and white settlers in northeast Australia. Background on the conflict of white settlers with native inhabitants; Details of the first confrontation between the Kalkadoons and the Queensland Native Mounted Police (QNMP); Appointment of Frederick Charles Urquhart to lead the QNMP.


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