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Lessons Learned?

October 31, 2019 @ 11:00 pm - November 1, 2019 @ 1:00 am

The successes or failures of prolonged military campaigns have often been decided by the health of the combat troops.

On 20th February 1942, Colonels H Fairley and I Mackerras wrote ‘when exposed to malaria in New Guinea over 50% of the Australian Force may be destroyed’. Malaria did devastate the force. The cause of this near-disaster and the superb research that eliminated the threat will be discussed by Professor Geoffrey Quail.

Presenter: Professor Geoffrey Quail

Date: Thursday 31 October, midday

Location: Education Centre, Shrine of Remembrance
Cost: $5, free for Shrine Friends

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October 31, 2019 @ 11:00 pm
November 1, 2019 @ 1:00 am


The Shrine of Remembrance
Birdwood Avenue
Melbourne, 3000 Australia
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