Cornucopia of interesting links

February 11, 2012 

A cornucopia of interesting military history and heritage stories for your interest – from Darwin 1942 to the Western front to navy heroes, courtesy of member Jason Macgregor…

Historian uncovers Townsville mutiny 

Darwin's finger of shame points at military
IT is not hard to make the case that when war came to our shores with the bombing of Darwin on February 19, 1942 - 70 years ago next Sunday -

WINSTON Churchill called the fall of Singapore "the worst disaster and largest capitulation in British history".   

Unsung heroes may get their medals
The digger kept firing his weapon even after the Corvette HMAS Armidale had slipped beneath the Timor Sea in December 1942.

The 'Pompeii' of the Western Front: Archaeologists find the bodies of 21 tragic World War One German soldiers in perfectly preserved trenches where they were buried alive by an Allied shell

Norfolk Regiment - 3rd (Special Reserve) Bn 
The battalion was formed in January 1908 on the demise of the militia. Up until that point the Norfolk militia had had two battalions, the 3rd and the 4th, but the 4th was one of 23 infantry militia battalions which was ordered to be disbanded.

Andrew Kilsby

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