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Albert Palazzo


Dr. Albert Palazzo is the Director of War Studies in the Australian Army Research Centre, a part of the Land Warfare Branch. Originally from New York City he migrated to Australia in 1996 and took up employment at the Australian Defence Force Academy. In 2006 he joined the Australian Army as a researcher in the Land Warfare Studies Centre. His Ph.D. is from The Ohio State University where he studied with Professors Allan Millett and Williamson Murray. His thesis was published as Seeking Victory on The Western Front: The British Army & Chemical Warfare in World War I. He has published widely on the history of the Australian Army and the contemporary character of war. His major works include The Australian Army: A History of its Organisation, 1901-2001; Moltke to bin Laden: The Relevance of Doctrine in Contemporary Military Environment, The Australian Army in Vietnam, The Future of War Debate in Australia, and Forging Australian Land Power, A Primer. His current research is on climate change and the emergence of a modern 2,000 kilometre-killing zone. He has also published widely on Multi-Domain Operations.


Title Date Published
Chong Ju: Fires for a Future Age 20 Jun 2018
Land Forces 2018 Pt 1 - What Next? 15 Oct 2018
Land Forces 2018 Pt 2 - New Direction, New Communities 23 Oct 2018
Knowledge, the Master Program 5 Apr 2019
Crossing 2000 Kilometres of Death 17 Sep 2019
Getting an Army in Motion Moving 29 Oct 2019
Multi-domain Battle: Why it will Fail 6 Dec 2019
Volume 15, Number 2, Spring Edition 11 Dec 2019
Pre-Landing Operations: Getting Old Tasks Done in an Age of Transparency 11 Dec 2019
Coming to terms with the modern way of war: Precision missiles and the land component of Australia's joint force 11 Dec 2019
The Future of War Debate in Australia 13 Dec 2019
From Dependency to Delusion: Dr Al Palazzo 13 Dec 2019
Projecting Force: The Australian Army and Maritime Strategy 18 Dec 2019
From Moltke To Bin Laden: The Relevance Of Doctrine In The Contemporary Military Environment 18 Dec 2019
Forging Australian Land Power: A Primer 24 Dec 2019
Deterrence and Firepower: Land 8113 and the Australian Army’s Future (Part 1, Strategic Effect) 16 Jul 2020
Deterrence and Firepower: Land 8113 and the Australian Army’s Future (Part 2, Cultural Effect) 21 Aug 2020
Climate Change: An Existential Crisis 4 Sep 2020
Book Review: The New Rules of War: Victory in the Age of Durable Disorder 18 Nov 2020
Adding Bang to the Boat: A Call to Weaponise Land 8710 1 Dec 2020
Book Review: Anatomy of a Campaign: The British Fiasco in Norway, 1940 24 Mar 2021
Rethinking Land 8710 Phase 1: The Jet-Pack as the Ship-to-Shore Connector 15 Apr 2021
Planning to Not Lose: The Australian Army's New Philosophy of War 3 May 2021
Book Review - The Artillery at ANZAC: Adaptation, Innovation and Education 29 Jun 2021