Military History & Heritage Victoria Inc. 4th Biennial Two-Day Conference – Hard Fought: Australia in the Mediterranean Theatre 1940-1945 9-10 April 2022, Waverley RSL, Melbourne.
For anybody in Victoria who is interested in military history (and readers of this website probably fall into that category) or in strategic and defence matters more generally, there is a jewel of a resource available to them at the Royal United Service Institute of Victoria.
Australia invoked the ANZUS Alliance following the Al Qaeda attacks in the United States on 11 September 2001.
In addressing an audience of 25, Dr Monteath explained how he had written his book largely through the eyes of several high-profile participants, particularly Johnny Peck of the Australian 2/7th Battalion.
In his presentation to an audience of 34, Robert Hadler, brought to life the tragic events surrounding to the murder, on 12 March 1942, of a lowly stoker Jack Riley by two other stokers, Ron Gordon and Ted Elias aboard HMAS Australia, the flagship of the Royal Australian Navy.
Military History and Heritage Victoria Inc. will be holding our Annual General Meeting online via Zoom.com at 1600 hours (4PM) Wednesday 7th October.
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.
In Honour of War Heroes: Colin St Clair Oakes and the Design of Kranji War Memorial.