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.
This is an excellent and much needed book.
During a Memorial Day address in 1884, the American Civil War veteran Oliver Wendell Holmes commented that he and his fellow war veterans had ‘shared the incommunicable experience of war. […]
In this conference, historians and experts on the era presented on both the strategic and the tactical.
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 […]
The Chipilly Six were extraordinary men in extraordinary times.
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?