Military History

Military History

Reflections of a Last Post Ceremony

Our very own SO3 PME - Captain Jody Nicoll shares her reflections from the Last Post Ceremony for Flight Sergeant Gordon Maxwell Crouch.

By Jody Nicoll

Military History

What has Jock of the Bushveld got to do with Remembrance Day?

The article teaches how the author of Jock of the Bushveld contributed to Remembrance Day.

By Peter Sleeth and Ron Jithoo

Military History

Operational Analysis on The Battle of Amiens

This is an operational analysis on the Battle of Amiens based on, 'The Catastrophe' by German officer Thilo Von Bose.

By Daniel Turner

Military History

The Chief of Army's History Conference - 10 Nov 2021

Register your interest to virtually attend the Chief of Army's History Conference which is aimed to avoid repeating the mistakes of the past when mobilising Defence resources.

By The Cove

Military History

Remembrance Day 2021

A short revision of the history of this very important day, and some guidance as to how you can get involved.

By The Cove

Military History

Smart Soldier - The Battle of Grik Road WW2

The battle of the Grik Road was fought between British and Japanese forces in north-central Malaya over the period 16-23 December 1941.

By Ross Cable

Military History

The Highest Honour #47 | James Wood | Guy Wylly

Last but not least in The Cove's Highest Honour series. Whilst the actions of these men took place more than 120 years ago, it is our obligation to remember their courage and bravery.

By The Cove

Military History

The Highest Honour #46 | Lawrence Weathers | Kevin Wheatley | John Whittle

Can you imagine lying in wait for the enemy with a fatally wounded comrade, only armed with two grenades? The courage of these men is almost unimaginable.

By The Cove

Military History

The Highest Honour #45 | Edgar Towner | Frederick Tubb | Blair Wark

Courage and Service are two ADF values that these three officers had in spades. Would you deny medical evacuation for a hernia to stay and fight with your company?

By The Cove

Military History

The Highest Honour #44 | Arthur Sullivan | William Symons | Hugo Throssel

It takes a certain type of human to play 'a kind of tennis over the traverse and sandbags' with bombs (aka grenades). For all you cavalry soldiers out there, Hugo Throssell remains the only...

By The Cove

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