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This week commemorates the end of the Second World War in Europe, seventy-two years ago, when after six long years, the Allies were victorious....  
As Australia considers extending its presence in Afghanistan, key figures have split over what has been achieved in the Middle East....  
The one day conference held on 12 November 2016 brought together a fascinating series of presenters and as with all MHHV conferences revealed some information gems....  
Professor Edwards presented a fascinating review of some of the many myths surrounding the Vietnam War to an audience of 50 at the Pompey Elliott Memorial Hall, Wednesday 15 March 2017....  
Between 1900 and 2014 over 4,000 Australian naval people received honours and awards for their efforts, courage, sacrifice and service to the nation....  
Hats-off to low-profile businessman Rob Lowden for collecting over 110 pieces of military equipment from around the world and putting them on display to the public just outside Cairns. The display is as shiny as a new pin and every piece of equipment is in tip top shape in the largest private collection of armoured...  
Launch of Australia’s Field Marshal – The Leadership of Sir Thomas Blamey – Shrine of Remembrance 26 July 2016- By Emeritus Professor David Horner...  
The Battle of Fromelles is the worst 24 hours in Australian history claimed historian Dr Ross McMullin....  
In early 1942 the Japanese set their sights on capturing Papua and New Guinea....  
On 11th May 2016 Kate Luciano was MHHV’s monthly Military History Speaker. In it she summarised the post WW1 Victorian Soldier Settlement Scheme helped settle some 11,639 out of the 78,000 returned soldiers on farming land across the state through government leases between 1918 and 1934....  
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