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Interview with Leigh Neville

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Leigh Neville, one of Osprey's leading authors focusing on modern warfare, takes some time out of his busy schedule to answer a few questions on his area of expertise...Continue Reading

The Victoria Cross

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On the 29 January 1856 Queen Victoria introduced the Victoria Cross, the highest military decoration available to British and Commonwealth forces, to honour acts of valour during the Crimean War...Continue Reading
On 20 December 1915 the last ANZAC troops were evacuated from Gallipoli after spending almost 8 months on the peninsula...Continue Reading

Victory in Japan - 15 August, 1945.

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On the afternoon of 15 August, 1945 Emperor Hirohito made a radio announcement to the Japanese people. He had agreed to the terms of the Potsdam Declaration, signalling Japan's surrender and the end of World War II...Continue Reading

4 July 1918 - The Battle of Hamel

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World War I saw warfare transform as new technology and tactics were brought to the field. This was certainly true of the Australian Corps’ attack on Hamel on 4 July 1918, the first time in history that an attack would be launched with infantry, artillery, aircraft and tanks all operating in mutual support...Continue Reading

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