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2014/09/02 06:46
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There are two new portraits hanging in the Australian War Memorial this week. One is a startling, larger-than-life rendition of a larger-than-life man, wearing camouflage in a combat stance. The...
2014/09/02 06:46
2014/09/02 06:46
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2014/09/01 01:17
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Keep your pants on: How Australia got ready for a Japanese invasion in World War Two Fight for survival ... a gun crew in action against Japanese planes in Darwin.Source: News Corp Australia Was...
2014/08/30 04:26
2014/08/30 04:26
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Daring deeds of World War II commandos Z Special Unit kept secret for 30 years By James Purtill and James Dunlevie For 30 years members of Australia's World War II commando Z Special Unit were sworn...
2014/08/30 04:26
2014/08/30 04:26
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Final defeat looms for World War II heroes as Darwin Z Special Unit commando camp site faces demolition to make way for commerce Photo:Members of Z Special Unit at their base at East Arm, near...
2014/08/28 14:46
2014/08/28 14:46
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The Australian War Memorial. Photo: Melissa Adams The federal government attempted to deflect criticism over a funding cut to the Australian War Memorial's travelling exhibitions by pointing to money...
2014/08/27 08:05
2014/08/27 08:05
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Kerry Stokes is adamant he'll bring an exhibition on our Diggers to Perth. Photo: Alex Ellinghausen WA businessman Kerry Stokes says he will find a way to bring an historic photographic exhibition of...
2014/08/27 02:38
2014/08/27 02:38
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This day, exactly 100 years ago, Madras, as Chennai was known then, became the first and only Indian city to be attacked during World War I. On August 26, 1914, the German light cruiser SMS Emden...
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2014/08/26 04:26
2014/08/26 04:26
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Alice Springs debates flying Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags at Anzac monument The decision to seek input on whether the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags should fly at an Anzac...
2014/08/26 01:46
2014/08/26 01:46
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TWO men from NSW hold a special place in ANZAC history as being the first two Australians to die in World War I. But neither of them died in Aussie uniform. Lieutenant Leslie Richmond and Lieutenant...
2014/08/26 01:26
2014/08/26 01:26
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World War I: The men who led Australian troops into battle Australia's involvement in World War I cost it over 60,000 lives, with many others unable to work because of their injuries. Read about...
2014/08/25 20:18
2014/08/25 20:18
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New name - Leading Seaman John Courtney first to die in Australian uniform in WWI Moira Geddes chats with News Corp's national defence writer Ian McPhedran and The Daily Telegraph's history editor...
2014/08/25 10:46
2014/08/25 10:46
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Major-General Stephen Day argued that diggers' forgotten families should be acknowledged with by a shrine at the national memorial. Photo: Graham Tidy Legacy Australia is in talks with the Australian...
2014/08/24 14:46
2014/08/24 14:46
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Major-General Stephen Day at the Australian War Memorial Photo: Graham Tidy Under a slouch hat, in khaki and medals, Major-General Stephen Day expects the attention he receives from schoolchildren on...
2014/08/23 21:22
2014/08/23 21:22
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It may be 66 years since hundreds of young men from Western NSW jauntily donned the uniform of the RAAF and set off to war, armed only with tremendous courage, a sense of adventure and patriotic duty,...
2014/08/23 10:30
2014/08/23 10:30
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IAN “Robbie” Robertson’s trouble was that he could shoot better than his mates. He was his battalion’s teenage photographer when it went to Japan with the occupying forces in 1946, and was still there...
2014/08/23 02:26
2014/08/23 02:26
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WWI Scottish regiment soldier 'may have been first Australian-born casualty' An officer fighting with a Scottish regiment may soon be recognised as the first Australian-born casualty of World War...
2014/08/22 15:22
2014/08/22 15:22
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Beauty and the beasts was one veteran tenor’s self-deprecating reaction when the soprano Yvonne Kenny agreed to sing with him and 50 other gentlemen of a certain age. Beauty and the beasts was one...
2014/08/21 23:09
2014/08/21 23:09
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ENGLISHMAN John Simpson Kirkpatrick, AKA “Simpson”, found fame but not fortune as an Australian stretcher bearer at Gallipoli, but recently historians have found another side to the beloved war...
2014/08/20 23:23
2014/08/20 23:23
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A COPY of Major Warrick Talbot's speech at the Vietnam Veteran's Day Ceremony: It is both an honour and a privilege to be here this morning to commemorate and remember Vietnam Veterans Day and the...
2014/08/20 07:23
2014/08/20 07:23
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A PLAINLAND business is hosting a major military fundraiser this weekend and everyone is invited. Military vehicles, bagpipes, authentic Australian Light Horse, and parachutists will all be the go on...
2014/09/02 06:46
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