Sad Joys on Deployment is the memoir of an orthopaedic surgeon1 in the Royal Australian Air Force Specialist Reserve (RAAFSR) who deployed overseas ten times on operations between 1995 and 2008.
Written in the Sky is an autobiography of one man’s desire to fly, recording his efforts to achieve a boyhood dream and the challenges and rewards of realising his ambitions.
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 […]
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.
In the last three decades the Royal Australian Navy has moved from naming its ships and boats after Australian cities and towns and used them to honour its members who were naval heroes.
This is the third volume in a series of official histories of the RAAF.
Tom Lewis has painstakingly documented three outstanding acts of heroism by members of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) during the Second World War.
ANGAU – the Australian New Guinea Administrative Unit, or ‘Angow’ as it was commonly referred to, was the largest and most diverse Australian Military Force unit in World War Two.