1917: our costliest year at war

1917: OUR COSTLIEST YEAR AT WAR A century ago, in early 1917, Australian troops had already seen heavy fighting, on Gallipoli in 1915 and even more on the Western Front […]

Read More
AUSTRALIAN_FORCES_IN_LEBANON,_1941

Australia’s War with France

AUSTRALIA’S WAR WITH FRANCE The Nahr al-Kalb, or ‘Dog River’, meets the Mediterranean Sea just north of Beirut, after meandering thirty kilometres downstream from its wellspring in the Lebanon range. […]

Read More

Oradour-sur-Glane, a town whose people were massacred by the SS Panzer Division Das Reich

Oradour Sur Glane was once a thriving village community in West-Central France. Vibrant coffee shops and restaurants lined the streets, and a tram connected the 648 residents to the nearby city of Limoges. Everything changed on 10th June 1944, when the SS Panzer Division Das Reich massacred the men, women, and children. Only six people survived. The SS soldiers herded Oradour’s men into barns and outbuildings, and locked the women and children inside the village church.

Read More

The Backwash Of War – Audiobook

THE BACKWASH OF WAR – AUDIOBOOK The Human Wreckage Of The Battlefield As Witnessed By An American Hospital Nurse Ellen Newbold La Motte Ellen Newbold La Motte was an American […]

Read More