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‚ÄòMagnificent‚Äô: Australians at Alamein 1942
January 1, 1970 @ 10:00 am
Dr Mark Johnston, author (with Prof Peter Stanley) of¬†Alamein: The Australian Story,¬†and one of Australia‚Äôs leading experts on¬†the¬†Second World War, will explain the role of Australian forces in the great turning point battle of the war in July-November 1942. Why did General Montgomery,¬†commander¬†of¬†the British¬†Eighth Army, call the 9th Australian Division¬†‚Äòmagnificent‚Äô?