Firepower | The Principles of War Podcast

Dr William Westerman presents this episode on the career of LT GEN Sir Joseph John Talbot Hobbs, KCB, KCMG, VD, who served as both commander of Australian Artillery and then as the Commander of the Australian 5th Division.  MAJ GEN Talbot Hobbs ‐ Command in Manoeuvre and Firepower This seminar is about transition – how […]

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This lecture by LT COL David Brooks is presented by BRIG John Cox. We look at the changes in the technology and the industrial base as Britain and Australia moved to an industrial war footing for the production and development of artillery ammunition. WW1: New Technology in Ammunition Production LTCOL (Ret’d) David Brook Introduction This […]

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This presentation, part of the Royal Australian Artillery Historical Company, is by Keith Glyde and is presented by LT COL Nick Floyd.  The ‘100 Series’ Batteries: Inception of the Howitzer batteries into the Australian Field Artillery Keith Glyde Introduction Perhaps the most notable deficiency in the artillery of the Australian divisions during the early operations […]

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Dr Garth Pratten looks at the how the BEF was developing it’s organisation, doctrine and weapons in preparation for the Somme Offensive. This Somme Artillery podcast looks at the organisation difference between Divisional, Corps and Army Artillery and the issues that each level presented for the planning and execution for the Somme battle. How was […]

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This is the Plenary Session in the 2nd Seminar of the Royal Australian Artillery Historical Society’s Firepower: Lessons from the Great War Seminar Series.  This is a panel discussion about some of the issues with the employment of Australian Artillery at Gallipoli. This panel discussion about Australian Artillery at Gallipoli is hosted by MAJ GEN Paul […]

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