Exhibition
EXHIBITION '1945: From Hot War to Cold War'
17 March 2020 — 24 February 2021
Free

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11 November 201811 November 2022
12:00am
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19 February 201931 December 2022
11:00am
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8 May 201911 November 2021
9:00am

On this day

On this day
25 October

1942 — HMAS SHROPSHIRE and HMAS ARUNTA were engaged in the Battle of SURIGAO STRAIT (Philippines). 2 Japanese Navy battleships and 3 destroyers were sunk and 3 destroyers damaged. 1 US destroyer was damaged

1942 — Pte P GRATWICK won a Victoria Cross for his heroism during the Battle of El Alamein

1950 —  Battle of KUJIN / Broken Bridge, Korea. A battle fought mainly in darkness, across a river where enemy forces had destroyed a bridge. Infantry soldiers and tanks were used by both sides. Eight Australians were killed and 22 wounded in  the action