Before the discovery of the wreckage of HMAS Sydney (II) was found off Carnarvon in WA in 2008 many books were written about the sinking of the RAN’s light cruiser.
In mid-1942 Sydney Harbour was attacked by a midget submarine raid.
The fourth year of World War 2 saw the German Army suffer its first major defeat at Stalingrad, and an Allied victory in North Africa enabled an invasion of Italy […]
An oft-repeated suggestion concerning Australia’s military history is that there is only one remaining warship not yet located of those sunk in World War II. But how true is that?
The Libyan Desert campaign was fought 80 years ago and may be almost forgotten.
Every Anzac Day Australians and Hellenes remember the periods in history when our two nations were bonded together in the dark days of war.
Australia’s naval heroes have not received the attention they deserved since the formation of the Royal Australian Navy, over more than a century ago.
The Battle for the Beachheads, as it became known, followed the Kokoda Campaign and lasted around two months from mid-November 1942 to mid-January 1943.