This documentary explores the history of Australian military aircraft manufacturing. Australia had just completed its industrialisation in 1939, becoming a full war economy very rapidly.

Home Made Wings – Australian Military Aircraft Manufacturing

This excellent video was created by the Australian Military Aviation History Association, a not-for-profit association which records, preserves and promotes Australian military aviation history.

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The North African campaigns of WW2 were two years of back and forth action across Libya and Egypt, with offensives, counteroffensives and sieges throughout and Australians in the thick of it. When the end eventually came to this seesaw action at El Alamein in 1942, again it was Australians who held the day; in this article we’ll see this pivotal battle through their eyes.

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