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Polygon Wood – with Ross McMullin
January 1, 1970 @ 12:00 am
One of the AIF‚Äôs iconic battles at the Western Front was Polygon Wood, where Australian soldiers turned looming defeat into stunning success. Yet perceptions of the operation have been flawed for decades. Come along and hear Ross McMullin explain why on the centenary of the battle.
Royal United Services Institute of Victoria
Thursday 28th September at 1200 for 1230
ANZAC House , 4 Collins St, Melbourne
Ross McMullin is an award-winning historian and biographer. His book Pompey Elliott won awards for literature and biography, and Will Dyson: Australia‚Äôs Radical Genius was highly commended by the judges of the National Biography Award. Farewell, Dear People: Biographies of Australia‚Äôs Lost Generation was awarded the Prime Minister‚Äôs Prize for Australian History and the National Cultural Award. His most recent book is Pompey Elliott At War: In His Own Words.
Coffee and Tea from 12.00 pm., sandwiches after.
Entrance fee: $10
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