Australia’s Worst 24 Hours: The Centenary of Fromelles - Dr Ross McMullin - The battle of Fromelles remains the worst 24 hours in Australian history. Historian Ross McMullin will analyse how the disaster eventuated in July 1916, explain how it became for decades Australia’s little-known battle, and discuss the developments that have transformed perceptions of Fromelles in recent years.Wednesday 13th July 2016 between 6.30 - 8.00 pm.
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