Villers-Bretonneux: What Really Happened

2018-12-18T13:50:10+11:0021 November 2018|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

In March 1918, the Germans launched an immense offensive that led to Britain’s gravest crisis of WWI. There was widespread concern — under-recognised today — that after years of terrible casualties and hardships the war might be lost. Australia’s soldiers, rushed to the rescue in this climax of the conflict, were influencing the destiny of [...]

Villers-Bretonneux – What Really Happened

2018-11-08T12:48:42+11:0026 June 2018|Categories: Function|Tags: , , |

Speaker(s): Ross McMullin (Award winning biographer and historian) Date: 7th Nov 2018 Topic: Villers-Bretonneux - What Really Happened Venue: The Sydney Institute, Level 40, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney Time: 5.30 for 6pm Book from: 25 October 2018  

Pompey Elliott at War

2017-11-28T10:26:35+11:0027 November 2017|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Ross McMullin is an historian and biographer who has written extensively about Australia's involvement in World War I. Dr McMullin’s biographies include the award-winning Pompey Elliott and Will Dyson: Australia’s radical genius. His most recent publication is a new work – Pompey Elliott at War – In His Own Words. To talk about this remarkable Australian general and [...]

Farewell, Dear People: Biographies of Gifted Australians who Died in the Great War

2017-05-10T13:07:10+10:0030 November 2012|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Dr Ross McMullin is a senior History fellow at the  University of Melbourne and the author (most recently) of Farewell, Dear People: Biographies of Australia’s Lost Generation. He is also the author of the award winning Pompey Elliott. Farewell Dear People tells the stories of ten outstanding young Australians who gave their lives in battle during the First World War. [...]

Farewell, Dear People: Biographies of Gifted Australians who Died in the Great War

2019-01-03T09:44:21+11:0030 October 2012|Categories: Function|Tags: , |

Light refreshments will be served. Speaker(s): Ross McMullin Date: 2012-10-30 Venue: The Sydney Institute, 41 Phillip Street, Sydney Time: 5.30 for 6pm

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