Lesser-known roles in military history

Over the past 100 years, many Australians have served in vital roles that support military operations. From clearance divers and engineers to linguists and musicians.


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Veterans' stories: their words

We gather stories of ordinary Australians who've had extraordinary experiences serving in wars, conflicts and peace operations all over the world

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Fall of Singapore

Watch stories from Australian veterans who served in Malaya and Singapore during WW2. Some were taken prisoner and others served aboard naval ships.

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