Ardmona’s “mystery” airman
Many Australians have researched a family member who served during wartime as a way to remember and honour their service and sacrifice, especially during the centenary years of the First World War.
A visit from the American First Lady
A visit from an American First Lady is an event to rival royalty, so when Eleanor Roosevelt touched down in Australia at the height of a war effort, it was a moment of history feverishly celebrated.
Love and the ‘Forgotten Army’
It’s been 75 years since Joan Sanders Majithia was formally discharged from the Women’s Royal Australian Navy Service, but despite the passage of time she has kept her war time secrets close to her chest.
Celebrating 100 years of the RAAF
1921 saw the formation of the Australian Air Force (AAF), later known as the Royal Australian Airforce (RAAF). There are very few people around today who will remember Australia 100 years ago, when the country marked several milestones that shaped the life we enjoy now.