Military History

Military History

This Week in History | Week 22

This week’s tour of the past takes us to the formation of 'A' Siege Battery, the first and second attacks on Fire Support Base Balmoral, the first voyage of HMAS Sydney to Vietnam, the attack on...

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This Week in History | Week 21

This week our historical highlights are the third Turkish counter-attack at Gallipoli, the battle for Crete, the reinforcement of Kanga force and the first death of an Australian National Serviceman...

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Military History

Medals of the Month | May | Frederick Maxwell Veness, MM

For May we are feautring the medals of Bombardier Frederick Maxwell Veness, MM.

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Military History

This Week in History | Week 20

This Week: The capture of Wewak, the first battle for Coral-Balmoral, the sinking of AHS Centaur, the Japanese start moving prisoners for the Burma–Thailand Railway and the death of Major General W.T...

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This Week in History | Week 19

This week's gaze into past revealed the first raid for the AIF at Gaba Tepe, the raising of 'M' Special Force, the surrender of Germany, the second Battle of Kithia and the action at Zand River,...

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A brief history of Anzac Day

A brief reminder as to why the 25 April is a very special day in the history of both the Army and the nation. This special Anzac Day post by Cove team also includes the sometimes forgotten history of...

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Military History

This Week in History | Week 18

This week we look at the end of the Greek campaign, the battle of the Salient, the invasion of Tarakan, and the Second battle of Bullecourt.

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Military History

This Week in History | Week 17

Auguably one of the biggest weeks in the history of The Australian Army, this week’s look into the past covers the death of the 'Red Baron', the Battle of Kapyong, the raising of 'Kanga Force', the...

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Military History

This Week In History | Week 16

This week in history includes the 9th Light Horse Regiment taking Jifjafa, the Battle of Bogadjim, the Second battle of Gaza, the Battle of Kemmel and the Defence of Tempe Gorge.

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Medals of the Month | April |Captain Henry Jones VC

This month we are featuring the medals of Captain Henry Jones VC.

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