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Mr Mike Carlton on HMAS Sydney’s hunt for the German raider SMS Emden

The Military History Society of New South Wales Incorporated presents

The Brigadier E. J. H. (John) Howard CBE Commemorative Lecture for 2015

With

Mr. Mike Carlton

on

FIRST VICTORY; HMAS Sydney’s hunt for the German raider SMS Emden

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This iconic battle won a place in Australian history as the first success of a fledgling navy at a time of great peril in the Pacific and Indian oceans. The short, sharp and deadly battle ensured the young navy’s name resounded around the world.

Mike Carlton will address the strategic situation in 1914 and the operational background to Australia’s role in her near region, describing the Sydney/Emden action and putting it in its proper historic and operational context.

 

Saturday, 17 January 2015, 2pm

The York Conference and Function Centre 99 York Street, Sydney.

 

This is a FREE event but RSVP is essential by Wednesday 14 January 2015 as numbers are restricted (02) 9660-7225 or 0418-400-825, rsvp@militaryhistorynsw.com.au

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Mr Mike Carlton on HMAS Sydney’s hunt for the German raider SMS Emden

 

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