Military History & Heritage Victoria

Military history and heritage is an important part of Australia’s national story. MHHV Inc. aims to encourage interest in Australian and especially Victorian military history and heritage in all of its forms; to develop and engage in activities related to its research, preservation, promotion, education and commemoration. MHHV also aims to promote the interests of its member organisations in the community at large and to promote communication and cooperation within the military history and heritage community.

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URGENT COVID-19 NOTICE

URGENT COVID-19 NOTICE In response to the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, some MHHV Member events have been cancelled, suspended or postponed. Due to the number of events publicised, MHHV is unable to confirm all the proposed changes. Please contact the host organisation(s) directly to confirm if the event will be continuing or if any […]

Michael Veitch – ‘TURNING POINT: the battle for Milne Bay 1942’

In his presentation to an audience of 30, Michael Veitch, actor, presenter and author, brought to life the exploits and tragic sacrifices of the Australian heroes during the Milne Bay campaign of 25 August to 7 September 1942.

The Memorial for Lieutenant Colonel Charles Umphelby

Lt Colonel Charles Umphelby died of wounds received in action at Driefontein on 12 March 1900.

Latest Articles

The Mighty Krait – The little boat that pulled off Australia’s most daring commando raid of WWII by Ian McPhedran – Book Review

Ian McPhedran has subtitled this book ‘The Little Boat That Pulled Off Australia’s Most Daring Commando Raid of WWII’ to alert readers that this is more than another book about Operation ‘Jaywick’.

Michael Veitch – ‘TURNING POINT: the battle for Milne Bay 1942’

In his presentation to an audience of 30, Michael Veitch, actor, presenter and author, brought to life the exploits and tragic sacrifices of the Australian heroes during the Milne Bay campaign of 25 August to 7 September 1942.

Australia and the Vietnam War: 50 years on

The period from the Tet offensive of early 1968 to the Moratorium demonstration of May 1970 was the turning point in the most important battlefield of the Vietnam War—the battle for American public opinion.