Exhibition
The Centenary Exhibition
11 November 2018 — 11 November 2022
Free

Other Events

Event
19 February 201931 December 2022
11:00am
Exhibition
5 March 201931 December 2019
9:00am
Special Event
8 May 201920 February 2020
9:00am

On this day

On this day
23 October

1942— Battle of El ALAMEIN, Egypt, began with an intense artillery barrage. This battle was one of the turning points of WW2. Troops of the 9th Div., RAAF fighter and bomber squadrons took part. There were over 6,000 Australian casualties during the El Alamein campaign

1942— Sgt W KIBBY was posthumously awarded a Victoria Cross for his actions during the El Alamein campaign

1970— HMAS PERTH landed a US Commando unit in the southern area of the DMZ in VIETNAM to stop Viet Cong small craft ferrying mines to South Vietnam