The black watch

Bohane, Ben
March 1998
Bulletin with Newsweek;03/03/98, Vol. 117 Issue 6112, p30
Looks at Australia's Norforce army reservist unit. Size and ethnic makeup of the unit; The unit's semi-autonomous role; Important role of the Aborigine and island population; Background of the unit; Comments from personnel.


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