The Battle for the Beachheads, as it became known, followed the Kokoda Campaign and lasted around two months from mid-November 1942 to mid-January 1943.
The ‘Yachties’ is a unique saga of exceptional valour displayed by Australian volunteers who served in World War II as officers with the Royal Navy.
Lost Women of Rabaul is author Rod Miller’s first publication, and comes after 11 years of research into this subject, plus the associated tragic story of the Montevideo Maru in […]
It is over 80 years since the Greek campaign of 1941 yet important firsthand accounts of the campaign continue to emerge.
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.
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 […]
The Greek campaign of 1941 recently featured in a major military history conference held in Melbourne.