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Curator Talk: The Soldiers' XI
22 Nov 2017, Shrine of Remembrance
With the Ashes just around the corner, join Dr Ian Jackson as he explores how our soldiers have used the game of cricket as a survival mechanism.
As Told by the Boys Who Fed Me Apples
16 Nov 2017, Shrine of Remembrance
Sandy was the only Australian horse to return home from the First World War. Sandy's unknown story is told by the men who served alongside him.
The Hinge of Fate
25 Oct 2017, Shrine of Remembrance
Marking the 75th anniversary of the Battle of El Alamein, Dr Mark Johnston explores the 'homeric fighting' of the 9th Australian Division.
The Battle of Beersheba
18 Oct 2017, Shrine of Remembrance
Join Dr David Holloway OAM, historian of the 4th Light Horse, as he reflects one hundred years later on their legendary attack at Beersheba.
Turning Disaster Into Triumph
26 Sep 2017, Shrine of Remembrance
Dr Ross McMullin, the award-winning biographer of Pompey Elliott, discusses the Battle of Polygon Wood, 26 September 1917.
The Royal Australian Navy in the Pacific War
4 Oct 2017, Shrine of Remembrance
Ian Pfennigwerth demonstrates how Australian Navy ships and men were in the forefront of the fighting between December 1941 and August 1945.
Echoes of Conflict
19 Sep 2017, Shrine of Remembrance
Join Vietnam veteran and composer Lachlan Wilson as he explores the history of music in conflict and his orchestral work, Echoes of Conflict.
In Their Time of Need
14 Sep 2017, Shrine of Remembrance
Join Australian War Memorial historian Steven Bullard as he explores a century of Australia's efforts to help our neighbours.
The Mausoleum and Melbourne
7 Sep 2017, Shrine of Remembrance
Discover the ancient origins of our modern commemoration in this talk by Dr Gillian Shepherd.
Curator Talk: Nerves and Steel
31 Aug 2017, Shrine of Remembrance
Shrine Curator Neil Sharkey presents an exclusive talk on their newest exhibition, Nerves and Steel.
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