On September 11, 1914, Britain tasked Australia and New Zealand with “a great and urgent and imperial service” to destroy German radio and re-fuelling stations in Germany’s Pacific territories, which posed a serious threat to merchant shipping in the region. The stations were transmitting signals to the German East Asian Cruiser Squadron, a link Australia […]
On the 100th Anniversary of the Anzac landing at Gallipoli. Our thoughts go to those thousands of Australian men & women who made the ultimate sacrifice. Our thoughts and best wishes also go out to those who are currently serving our great country overseas.Stay safe! The Australian Bunker & Military Museum is a non-profit organization and all […]
AN EXCERPT FROM DENIS WINTER’S BOOK, 25 APRIL 1915 – THE INEVITABLE TRAGEDY, UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND PRESS, 1994. The landing scheme was a simple one, in outline at least. The 3rd Brigade’s 4000 men would land as a covering force to secure a beachhead for two Australasian divisions made up of six brigades. Those 4000 […]
Was Anzac Cove the right place? It was only shortly after the landing that high command let it be known that an error had been made – the landing should have been made on Brighton Beach, south of Anzac Cove and in a locality of relatively friendly topography. Instead and by accident, the men found […]
We have found some nteresting photo’s taken on the set of “Gallipoli”
UNDERGROUND WARFARE We live in a world of competing nations and competing political ideologies. It is hardly surprising then, that Tunnellers built underground defense shelters, or that the USA is studying the use of deep shafts from which rockets can be fired; or that Russia is said to be building coastal caverns at Vladivostok to […]
A collection of Australian naval ships.
Gallipoli Photo’s taken by a Turkish serviceman showing the Turkish side of the Gallipoli Campaign.
Photo’s from the Western Front During WW1