Withdrawing your forces while ‘in-contact’ with the enemy is a challenging military manoeuvre.
Japan’s Pacific War is a collection of personal accounts from over 100 former Japanese soldiers, sailors and airmen recorded by Dr Peter Williams when he lived in Japan in the 1980s.
On Sunday, 1 March 1914, a Bristol Boxkite aircraft flown by Lieutenant Eric Harrison, took to the skies over Point Cook, Victoria, marking the first flight by a military aircraft in Australia. It was the beginning of Australia’s long and distinguished military aviation capability. The first edition of An Interesting Point: A History of Military […]
In addition to its availability as a free download, Niche Wars is unique for the breadth of its authors’ expertise—a blending of strategic, operational, and tactical insights and a frankness rarely seen in such collective efforts.
If war is an innate to human societies, then an anthropologist is probably well placed to provide insights that are atypical to most military histories.
This is another monograph written by the son of a Second World War participant, who, like so many, did not discuss his war experiences.
Forced out of France, Britain faced the Battle of Britain in 1940 followed by the bombing of London and its industrial cities by the Luftwaffe.
Wishing to enlist in his father’s First World War battalion, Dakeyne was told he could not serve overseas until he was 19 years old; no such restriction applied to the RAAF.