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True Blue History Podcast

Apr 12, 2021

Unlike World War 1 which was fought on distant shores, for the first time, World War 2 brought global conflict to Australian shores. Fearing a potential invasion by the Japanese Imperial Army, the Australian home front rallied in a variety of ways to meet this challenge. Historians Dr Karl James and Dr Aaron Pegram from...


Mar 28, 2021

Casey Nixon enlisted in the Australian Army at the age of eighteen and served in 1 Combat Signals Regiment in Darwin. Following her military career, Casey is passionate about using her talents and experience to encourage and promote the work of veterans’ support groups. Casey is an Honorary Ambassador for...


Mar 22, 2021

Group (Ret.) Captain Wendy Horder began her career in the Royal Australian Air Force as an air traffic controller in 1979. During her military career, she has been deployed to East Timor, Bougainville, and the Solomon Islands and represented Australia in a variety of multi-agency teams in Africa, Europe, the...


Mar 8, 2021

The Official History of Australian Operations in Iraq, Afghanistan and East Timor is an exciting project sponsored by the Australian War Memorial. The project commenced in 2016 with funding from the Australian government. Dr. Rhys Crawley is one of the project’s team of seven esteemed historians. Dr. Crawley...


Mar 1, 2021

A special podcast shared with True Blue History by Fallen Diggers Incorporated. Dennis Frank talks with former Rat of Tobruk, Private Don Simpson, about his experiences in the 2/32nd Australian Infantry Battalion during the siege of Tobruk during the Western Desert Campaign and his service throughout the Second...