Image: Fort Macquarie from Pinchgut, watercolour by Frederick Garling, ca. 1850, Dixson Gallery, State Library of New South Wales.

On this day

On this day
27 September

1918 —  Battle of the HINDENBURG LINE, France. This was the last and strongest of the German army’s defence and consisted a 3 well-defended trench systems and it was hoped that this attack would finally break the power of the German army

1942 — The Japanese begin to withdraw along the Owen Stanley Ranges, Papua New Guinea