Military History

Military History

Medals Of The Month – August 2019 | Warrant Officer Class Two William Joseph Willis

This month we look at the medals of Warrant Officer Class Two William Joseph Willis. William served in Boer War and World War One.

By The Cove

Military History

Honouring Warrior Spirits

In this, our final post for NAIDOC Week, we look at a documentary video that captures the Honouring Warrior Spirits commemoration that occurred at Gallipoli in 2015.

By Joseph West

Military History

Medals of the Month – July 2019 | Warrant Officer Class One Colin Watego OAM

In a new series, The Cove, working with Australian Army Museum of New South Wales, will tell the story behind a former soldier's set of medals. As part of NAIDOC Week celebrations, our first set...

By The Cove

Military History

NAIDOC Week Activities | Australian War Memorial

The Australian War Memorial is celebrating NAIDOC week. This link will let you know what they are doing and what to expect.

By The Cove

Military History

Operational Offence, Tactical Defence: A short historical overview from Ancient Greece to Ramadi

In this article by Ben Hussell, interesting parallels can be found when applying historical precedents to new situations, which should be considered by professional warfighters.

By Ben Hussell

Military History

Serving Country Exhibition

The ’Serving Country’ photographic exhibition is currently showing at the Australian Army Museum of New South Wales, Victoria Barracks, Sydney.

By The Cove

Military History

British Public Attitudes Towards the Second World War | RUSI

The Royal United Services Institute have posted this interesting article about the British public's attitudes toward the Second World War.

By The Cove

Reading for War

Book Review | Broken Nation: Australians in the Great War

Darren Cronshaw reviews Joan Beaumont's WWI history, Broken Nation, which he argues 'not only maps the tides of battle for Australia’s involvement overseas in the Great War but also offers page-...

By Darren Cronshaw

Military History

War Memorialisation in Australia: A Question Of Why?

On the red field of battle you are laid far away, Still our tribute of love to your memory we pay

By Anna Cowley

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