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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....  
In addition to being a functioning hospital the Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital has a significant collection of historic and heritage items that make a visit by a military history enthusiast worthwhile....  
From October 1899 to the end of May 1902 a bitter conflict raged across the South African veldt between Britain and her Empire and the two largely self-governing Boer Republics of the Transvaal and the Orange Free State....  
On 14 April 2016 Dr Mark Johnston was MHHV’s monthly Military History Speaker....  
On 9 March 2016 Dr Robin Droogleever, the President of the Anglo Boer War study Group of Australasia, spoke at the monthly MHHV speaker program presentation....  
The 2016 Military History and Heritage series of History seminars at the Pompey Elliott Memorial Hall in Camberwell started in February and this first presentation was another excellent one and sets the bar very high for the rest of the year’s program....  
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