Busting Beersheba: Australians in the Campaign to defeat the Ottoman Empire
As Patron of MHHV it is my privilege to offer my thoughts on what I considered was an excellent conference....
Vale Weston Arthur Bate OAM FRHSV (1924-2017)
The Royal Historical Society of Victoria (RHSV) and the community History movement in Victoria is saddened by the passing of one its greatest sons, Professor Weston Bate on 31 October....
“Oswald Watt: a legend of the Australian Flying Corps” - By Dr Chris Clark
It is now almost a year since my book The High Life of Oswald Watt was published....
Vale - James ‘Jim’ Wood
James Wood was born on 31 January 1937 at Neutral Bay, Sydney. He was educated at Sutherland Intermediate High School and matriculated as an evening student at St George Technical College....
War in the Sand Pit: #WISP17
Perspectives and Lessons from Australia’s War in Afghanistan and Iraq 2001-2014 – Summary of the conference....
AWM Dedication – RAN, RANR and RANVR plaque.
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....
Ex-military heads disagree over Middle East operations - Karen Middleton
As Australia considers extending its presence in Afghanistan, key figures have split over what has been achieved in the Middle East....
“In the Bag”: Prisoners of War 1915 – 1945 Conference
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....
“Myths of Australia’s Vietnam War” with Professor Peter Edwards
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....
Bravo Zulu: Honours and Awards to Australian Naval People: Volume 1, 1900-1974
Between 1900 and 2014 over 4,000 Australian naval people received honours and awards for their efforts, courage, sacrifice and service to the nation....
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