9 episodes

Foucssing on specific events, people and groups throughout the history of Australia at arms

Australian Military History Warwick O'Neill

    • History
    • 5.0, 7 Ratings

Foucssing on specific events, people and groups throughout the history of Australia at arms

    Peacekeepers

    Peacekeepers

    Since 1947, Australians have been involved in peacekeeping operations throughout the world's hot spots. They have conducted themselves with the same professionalism as in combat roles, witnessing some horrific events in the pursuit of peace.

    • 25 min
    Aussies in Bomber Command

    Aussies in Bomber Command

    Throughout World War II many Australians flew with Bomber Command either within English Squadrons or in the newly formed Royal Australian Air Force. They took part in many of the important raids including the Dam Busters, Berlin, Nuremburg and D-Day.

    • 34 min
    The Scrap Iron Flotilla

    The Scrap Iron Flotilla

    In World War II, five outdated British warships were given to the Royal Australian Navy. German propaganda named these ships the Scrap Iron Flotilla, but they would prove their worth throughout operations in the Mediterranean and the Pacific.

    • 27 min
    Nurses Part 1

    Nurses Part 1

    As Australian soldiers headed to the Boer War and World War 1, a dedicated group of women followed them. Many soldiers owed their lives to the brave women of the Australian Army Nursing Corps.

    • 17 min
    The Battle of Magdhaba

    The Battle of Magdhaba

    By 23 December 1916, the Desert Column under the command of Harry Chauvel had captured the town of El Arish and was driving across the Sinai in pursuit of the Turkish Army. In their way was the village of Magdhaba with a large Turkish force entrenched in a number of redoubts. Twenty three miles from their only supply of water, the village had to be captured in one day, or the Column would face disaster.

    • 13 min
    Anzac Day 2020

    Anzac Day 2020

    It's going to be a different Anzac Day this year, but as always our thoughts will be with all service personnel, past and present, as we commemorate this important day.

    • 2 min

Customer Reviews

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7 Ratings

7 Ratings

Larrylikesmt5 ,

Like the Podcast

Its a real nice way you tell the stories you pick up on things often not thought about after the battle. Thanks RGC

Mere Mortals Media ,

Well Researched & Informative

Listened to the episode on General Sir Brudenell White and was impressed with the sound quality and delivery. Obviously well researched and put together in a manner that flows smoothly.

Mike@Elaine ,

Nurses

Another very interesting podcast. Keep up the good work, looking forward to the next episode

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