Military History

Military History

The Cove's Military History Lockdown Quiz - Answers and Winners

How did you go with The Cove's Military History Lockdown Quiz? Check out the questions, answers and links to further information on each of this special events in our military history.

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The Highest Honour #40 | William Ruthven | John Ryan

Both William Ruthven and John Ryan were awarded for conspicuous bravery and devotion to duty during World War One.

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The Highest honour #39 | Ben Roberts-Smith | James Rogers

Ben Roberts-Smith, one of only five people to be awarded the Victoria Cross for Australia, while James Rogers earned his VC during the South African war.

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The Highest Honour #38 | Charles Pope | Reg Rattey

Lieutenant Charles Pope received the VC posthumously for his actions on the Western Front at the Battle of Lagnicourt, while Reg Rattey received his VC for gallantry doing so while serving with the...

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The Cove's Military History Lockdown Quiz

Looking for a challenge in lockdown? Submit your answers to The Cove's Military History Quiz for your chance to win a Cove merchandise pack.

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The Highest Honour #37 | Samuel Pearse | Walter Peeler

Samuel Pearse and Walter Peeler were both in machine-gun battalions when awarded VCs for their action in World War I.

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The Importance of Key Terrain – A Case Study of the Daughters of Jacob Bridge

Many military leaders of the past failed to consider the importance of key terrain. This case study of the Daughters of Jacob Bridge is a lesson to all leaders, not to underestimate the value of key...

By David Adams

Military History

The Highest Honour #36 | Frank Partridge | Keith Payne

Frank Partridge, a VC recipient in WW2 and a very successful contestant on the television quiz show - 'Pick a Box.' While Keith Payne, a VC recipient in the Vietnam War who is still today active in...

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Military History

Vietnam Veterans Day 2021

On Vietnam Veterans' Day, we pause and reflect on the bravery, teamwork and endurance that Australians displayed throughout the war. It's a day when we recognise all who served in Vietnam.

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Military History

A reflection on the future of Australian Artillery – 1871 to 2021 and beyond

Happy 150th Birthday to all the gunners out there, past and present. Here is a little snippet of your history and where the corps is heading in the future.

By Nick Floyd

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