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How did LT Pallier attack this seemingly impossible objective?  A dug in enemy, minimal OS, limited time and very, very difficult terrain? We follow the progress of the assault and detail the actions taken by LT Pallier and 9 PL as they cleared the terrain and secured the lines of communication for the 2/27th Battalion, […]

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This podcast follows on from the Australian Army Research Centre Battlefield Staff Ride to New Guinea, looking at some of the battlefields from 1942 and 1943.  We were accompanied by Nick Anderson, author of Kokoda and Milne Bay books for the Army History Unit and Phil Bradley, who wrote On Shaggy Ridge, Hell’s Battlefield, To […]

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We start the Mission Analysis for the Battle of Long Tan as we prepare to do Center of Gravity Analysis for the Battle of Long Tan

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We look at what drove women in the Soviet Union to fight in the Great Patriotic War and what role Komsomol played in shaping their service.

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As more Western Democratic militaries move towards gender equality, we look at the contribution of Soviet women in WW2. What roles did they perform and how effective were they? Are there insights we can learn for the integration of women into the military today?

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