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Lord Herbert Kitchener- Removal of Australian Memorials and Renaming Public Spaces Bearing his Name
March 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
James Unkles, CMDR (Rtd), will present his Paper “Lord Herbert Kitchener- Removal of Australian Memorials and Renaming Public Spaces Bearing his Name” at The Oakleigh Carnegie RSL
Herbert Horatio Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener, is one of Britain’s most iconic military figures.
Playing a central role as Secretary of State for War in World War One, his face adorned one of the most famous wartime propaganda posters ever created, ‘Your Country Needs You’ Prior to WW1 Kitchener, excelled as Britain’s military commander serving in Egypt as head of the Egyptian Army and Commander of Britain’s invasion of Sudan (1896-1899), winning notable victories at Atbara and Omdurman which awarded him fame as a dynamic military leader.
However, evidence shows another side of Kitchener, war crimes (summary execution of wounded combatants) committed on the battle field and atrocities against innocent civilians.
Any one is welcome to attend.
Bookings not required.
Thank you for your consideration.
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