Military History

Military History

The Battle of Kapyong - 70th Anniversary

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the the Battle of Kapyong, one of the most significant battles for Australian troops in Korea. We lost 32 Australians and a further 53 were wounded, but this...

By The Cove

Military History

The Highest Honour #16 | John Edmondson | Hughie Edwards

Some may know CPL Edmondson through the naming of the RSL in Liverpool, NSW. While Air Vice Marshall Sir Hughie Edwards was the highest decorated Australian in World War 2.

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Military History

80 Years on: Remembering the rats of Tobruk

The Rats of Tobruk have become folk lore in Australia and with the 80th anniversary upon us, Shaun takes the time to reflect on the importance of their mission.

By Shaun Warburton

Military History

ANZAC Day 2021

This Anzac Day special by The Cove team includes the sometimes forgotten history of our military traditions.

By The Cove

Military History

The Highest Honour #15 | William Dunstan | John Dwyer

Not all VC recipients died during their courageous acts of bravery. Both Corporal Dunstan and Sergeant Dwyer, despite putting themselves in harms way, survived beyond their military service and were...

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Military History

The Highest Honour #14 | Tom Derrick | Mark Donaldson

The actions of Tom Derrick could have seen him win multiple awards for heroism, an absolute hero who, by his actions put Australian Forces on the front foot multiple times, while few words can do...

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Military History

The Highest Honour #13 | Wilbur Dartnell | Phillip Davey

In the article of The Highest Honour we look at William Dartnell, an Australian born VC recipient serving with Royal Fusiliers and Phillip Davey, a VC recipient of WW1 who also, along with his 2...

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Military History

The Highest Honour #12 | Arthur Roden Cutler | Henry Dalziel

Sir Roden Cutler is one of Australia's most decorated soldiers and had an amazing military and civilian career. Harry Dalziel should not be overshadowed. His tremendous feats of bravery and...

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Military History

The Highest Honour #11 | Thomas Cooke | William Curry

PTE Thomas Cooke was another hero who was awarded the VC posthumously. While William Curry was the first VC recipient to serve in the New South Wales parliament post the war.

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Military History

The Highest Honour #10 | Percy Cherry | Albert Chowne

Both Percy Cherry VC and Albert Chowne VC, MM had their awards posthumously presented to their family after the courageous acts of valour never gave them to chance to return home.

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