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Vietnam – and helicopters – remembered Major-General John Hartley, AO, who served twice in Vietnam as an infantry officer, was twice Mentioned in Dispatches and wounded three times, will be the special guest speaker at the Museum fund raising dinner held on Saturday 20 April on Phillip Island.  The dinner follows the Military History and...  
Conference to be opened by Professor Peter Edwards, AM, PhD, FAIIA The distinguished historian Professor Peter Edwards will open the military history conference Choppers: Helicopters and the Vietnam War, which will be held on 20 April at the National Vietnam Veterans Museum on Phillip Island on Saturday 20 April. Military History and Heritage Victoria (MHHV)...  
A delegation from Military History and Heritage Victoria joined an impressive host of Navy dignitaries on Saturday 2 March 2013 to mark the centenary of the establishment of Australia’s first Naval College at Osborne House in Geelong. Celebrations included the unveiling a commemorative plaque, a performance by the Royal Australian Navy Band and the Geelong...  
Centenary Exhibition opens at the Royal Historical Society of Victoria. On 26 March 1913, Australia’s first cruiser, HMAS Melbourne, entered Port Phillip Bay to be met by the Governor-general, Lord Denman, and Prime Minister Andrew Fisher and other Federal Ministers and VIPs.  Melbourne was, after all, the national capital....  
Making the time in between a busy parliamentary schedule, Foreign Minister Bob Carr recently launched the proceedings of the MHHV Conference Australia 1942: In the Shadow of War held in Melbourne in April this year....  
Military History and Heritage Victoria Inc. president Colonel Marcus Fielding has declared that MHHV Inc’s one day Conference held on 12 November, 2012 – By the Seat of Their Pants: Australian Airmen and Their Machines 1915-1918 – in partnership with MHHV member the RAAF Museum, Point Cook, as a success on several levels....  
Since 1920, the red poppy has been used as a symbol of commemoration to soldiers who have fallen in times of war....  
Assistance is sought from MHHV  members in support of a project tentatively called “The Gallipoli Oak Project”. Its purpose is to commemorate the centenary of the 1st World War in the year 2015 and specifically the Gallipoli campaign that was of significance to the Turkish, Australian and New Zealand armed forces....  
Military History and Heritage Inc. has announced a major exhibition and two conferences to coincide with Military History and Heritage Week ® in April 2013....  
Military History and Heritage Inc. has announced that it will re-launch its member website on 14 October 2012. ...  
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