Withdrawing your forces while ‘in-contact’ with the enemy is a challenging military manoeuvre.
Mark Latchford opened his excellent presentation to an audience of 26 explaining that he inherited his grandfather’s (Ern) trunk of several hundred letters written to his fiancé during WWI.
After Second Lieutenant Charles Kingsford Smith of the Royal Flying Corps returned wounded to Australia, he spent the night of 7 May 1918 on the beach at Terrigal watching for German aeroplanes. Surprisingly, he saw one – or at least, something he believed was “a machine”, which he described as “a small black object rapidly […]
Books are the rather torrid, but harmless, affair, you have while your spouse is asleep beside you.
Tom Curran examines the role of Winston Churchill, the First Sea Lord at the time, in decision making prior to the Gallipoli landings.
Hospital ships have been in use since at least the days the British fought off the Spanish Armada says Rupert Goodman in Hospital Ships.
Australians and New Zealanders tend to focus on Gallipoli and the Western Front when addressing land battles of the Great War.
The opportunity to review a biography of Major General William Holmes in this journal is welcome, since he is in the top rank of leaders who shaped the military history of New South Wales.