Australian Coastwatchers brought the tide of Japanese invasive successes to a shuddering halt when two coastwatchers spotted and reported an invasion fleet of 5,500 Japanese troops sailing south.
When war broke out in the Northern Hemisphere in 1939, the British called upon their Australian allies for support.
John Charles Merriman Traill was born on 24 January 1880 in Edinburgh, Scotland, the son of George William Traill, book-keeper, and his wife Phoebe Marshall (née Trew).
Gary McKay is a former Australian Army officer who served as a platoon commander with the 4th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment during the Vietnam War.
At the outbreak of war in 1939, the British asked Australia for help and it was, over time, given willingly and in quantity but one of its earliest contributions was […]
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Anthony ‘Harry’ Moffitt spent more than twenty years in the SAS. His decades of service and his multiple tours in East Timor, Iraq and Afghanistan made him one of the […]