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REMINISCENCES OF MY NAVAL CAREER: A lecture with Rear Admiral Guy Griffiths

Rear Admiral Guy R Griffiths AO DSO DSC RAN (Ret) is one of Australia’s most distinguished military leaders, having served in the Royal Australian Navy – with stints in the Royal Navy – from enlistment as a Cadet Midshipman in 1937, aged 13, to retirement as Rear Admiral in 1980.

By |2020-07-27T12:50:15+00:00March 22, 2020|Past speakers|Comments Off on REMINISCENCES OF MY NAVAL CAREER: A lecture with Rear Admiral Guy Griffiths

Breakout from Normandy By Robert Muscat

This lecture is the Society’s contribution to 75th anniversary commemorations of D-Day. By end June 1944 the word most feared by Allied senior commanders and politicians was “stalemate”. US First Army and British Second Army units made few inroads into Normandy since the D-Day landings on 6 June.

By |2020-08-09T13:08:14+00:00July 19, 2019|Past speakers|Comments Off on Breakout from Normandy By Robert Muscat

Sectioning a Leopard Tank By Paul Handel

Over three decades from 1976 to 2007 the Leopard 1 Tank was the work horse of the Australian Army’s 1st Armoured Regiment. In 2015 the Australian Army History Unit (AAHU) received support for a project to section or “cut-in-half” a Leopard Tank so that students in armoured vehicle courses could see the interior of a main battle tank.

By |2020-07-27T12:50:16+00:00May 16, 2019|Past speakers|Comments Off on Sectioning a Leopard Tank By Paul Handel
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