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Stories from an East Timor Veteran

Anzac Day is once again upon us and given the heightened tension in Australia’s political climate, I’m sad to say that it will more...

Rising Sons – a tribute to our soldiers

On the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day, of the eleventh month of 1918, all the guns fell silent. And at the time it was...

Hypocrisy and Self-loathing of the Anti-Patriot

*Sigh* Sacked SBS journalist Scott McIntyre is at it again. His contempt for Australia and western culture and the western tradition seems to spew forth uncontrollably...

Gallipoli: The most important battle of the Twentieth Century

Gallipoli, as my XYZ colleague Boethius argued recently, is rightly seen as the birthplace of the nation of Australia. Along with our fellow ANZACS...

To do one’s duty – the evacuation of Gallipoli a century...

Today, 9th January, marks the day 100 years ago that the last allied soldiers left their strongholds on the Gallipoli Peninsula. The evacuations had...

Lone Pine – 100 years ago today

On the afternoon of 6 August 1915, 100 years ago today, the Battle of Lone Pine commenced, and would continue for four days, until...