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NAIDOC Week

8 - 15 November

This week the Australian War Memorial will be highlighting the service and sacrifices of Indigenous Australian service men and service women. Visit our NAIDOC Week hub to view new Indigenous art, educational resources, stories of Indigenous service and more.

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Museum At Home

Explore our Museum At Home hub to discover stories about our nation’s servicemen and servicewomen and the Australian experience of war.

Featured articles

  1. 'It is a little-known story that deserves to be widely known'

    When two platoons came under fire from hostile machine-guns at Chuignes on 23 August 1918, George Matthews sprang into action.

  2. 'I’ve been very, very lucky'

    Dr Edward Fleming was a 19-year-old training to be a Lancaster bomber pilot when he and his crew became horribly lost in bad weather over Britain during the Second World War.

  3. Remembering Christopher Carter

    Major General Marcus Thompson always knew his great-great uncle fought and died during the First World War, but the details of his ancestry were far less clear.

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