Memorial Articles

The Memorial boasts a staff of subject specialists in all aspects of military history and museum practice.

Our Blogs, Articles and our Encyclopedia allow our historians, curators, librarians and exhibition team to share their knowledge and information on Australian military history, the Memorial's vast collection, recent acquisitions, exhibitions and events.

Latest Blogs

  1. Remembering 1942: The Loss of HMAS Canberra

    09 August 2002

    Originally presented by Dr Chris Clark on Friday, 9 August 2002 beside the Roll of Honour at the Memorial, as part of the Roll of Honour Talks series.

  2. Remembering 1942: Ruin Ridge

    28 July 2002

    Originally presented by Peter Stanley on Sunday, 28 July 2002 beside the Roll of Honour at the Memorial, as part of the Roll of Honour Talks series.

  3. Remembering 1942: Sydney under attack

    31 May 2002

    Originally presented by Dr Robert Nichols, the Memorial's Editor, on Friday, 31 May 2002, beside the Japanese midget submarine in Anzac Hall as part of the Roll of Honour Talks series.

  4. Remembering 1942: The Loss of HMAS Perth

    01 March 2002

    Originally presented by Dr Peter Stanley on Friday, 1 March 2002 beside the Roll of Honour at the Memorial, as part of the Roll of Honour Talks series.

  5. Remembering 1942: The Battles on Timor

    23 February 2002

    Originally presented by Brad Manera, Military Historian, Australian War Memorial, on Saturday 23 February 2002 beside the Roll of Honour at the Memorial, as part of the Roll of Honour Talks series.

  6. Remembering 1942: The Fall of Singapore

    15 February 2002

    Originally presented by Dr Chris Coulthard-Clark from the Memorial's Military History Section, on Friday 15 February 2002 beside the Roll of Honour at the Memorial, as part of the Roll of Honour Talks series.

  7. Remembering 1942: The defence of the 'Malay barrier'

    26 January 2002

    We stand here by the Roll of Honour to remember those who died in the defence of New Britain and Ambon and in the aftermath of those defeats. We do so not with any sense of embarrassment but with a profound sympathy for those who suffered and died during the darkest days of the Second World War in south-east Asia.

  8. AWM 60th Anniversary

    11 November 2001

    The Memorial's Principal Historian, Dr Peter Stanley presented, "The Memorial and its People", on Sunday, 11 November 2001 as part of the Memorial's 60th anniversary celebrations.

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