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AUSTRALIAN MILITARY HISTORY OVERVIEW

Australians at war

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Our Continuing Story

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TATTOOS IN THE AUSTRALIAN MILITARY

Ink in the Lines

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National Reconciliation Week 2021

As part of National Reconciliation Week, the Australian War Memorial is sharing stories of the service of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Learn more through our collection of art, film and personal stories.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people please be aware that this resource contains images and names of deceased people.

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3D Treasures

A CURATED SELECTION FROM OUR DIGITAL COLLECTION

3D Treasures features a selection of objects from our collection in 3D, giving you a closer view of these stories than ever before.

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Australians at war

Learn about Australia's involvement in war, from the time of the first settlement at Sydney Cove in the 18th century to our peacekeeping roles under United Nations auspices.

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Museum At Home

Explore, learn and stay connected with digital content from Memorial and our world class museum. 

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Places of Pride

National Register of War Memorials

Places of Pride is an Australian War Memorial initiative to record the location and photos of every war memorial across the country.

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FEATURED ARTICLES
  1. The story of the five Mara brothers who enlisted to serve in the Australian Imperial Force during the First World War.

  2. In June 1941, 12,000 Allied soldiers were left stranded on Crete. Many were left with only two options: surrender or hide.

  3. Ken Keamy was 21 years old when he landed at Balikpapan during the Second World War.

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