Military History

Military History

This Week In History | Week 9

This week in history includes: the start of Operation DESERT STORM, Centurion Tanks of 1 Armd Regt arrive in South Vietnam, Iraq is driven from Kuwait and 5 RAR is raised.

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This Week In History | Week 8

This week in history includes: Operation Hammersley in South Vietnam, the Army's first deployment after Federation, the first bombing of Darwin, and the Battle of Timor.

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This Week in History | Week 7

This week in history includes: The Battle of Pink Hill in South Africa, 3 RAR wins a battle honour in Korea, and the Fall of Singapore.

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Medals Of The Month – February 2020: Staff Nurse Una Evelyn Willans

This month we are featuring the medals of Staff Nurse Una Evelyn Willans.

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This Week in History | Week 6

This week in history includes: The Japanese defeat at Wau and the Battle of Sarimbun Beach.

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This Week in History | Week 5

This week in history includes: fighting in Derna begins, the Battle of Wau, the Japanese attack Ambon, and the beginning of the Tet Offensive in Vietnam.

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Australian soldier Private Michael Grech of the 7th Battalion, the Royal Australian Regiment (7 RAR) on a Saigon rooftop during the Tet Offensive. The smoke in the background indicates that there is fighting close by. Savage encounters in urban areas were

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This Week in History | Week 4

This week in history: includes the 6th Australian Division capture of Tobruk, the 7th Australian Division defeat of the Japanese at Shaggy Ridge and the start of the Sandakan Death March.

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This week in History | Week 3

This Week in History: highlights include the first ground action against Japanese troops in Malaya, the capture of Sio by the 9th Division in 1944, and Australia's highest ranking Victoria Cross...

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This week in Australian Army History | Week 2

Catch up on the history of the Australian Army history with our 'This week in history' series.

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This week in History | Week 1

This year the Cove will post a new series called 'This week in History'. These posts will highlight major events from our past and provide context for the organisational experiences that have shaped...

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