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Pete & Gary's Military History

Feb 26, 2020

The Battle of Jutland was the largest naval battle of the First World War and saw the British Grand Fleet take on the German High Seas Fleet in the icy waters of the North Sea in May 1916. In this episode, Peter and Gary discuss the history and legacy of this turning point of World War One, and try to settle the...

Feb 19, 2020

The landings on V Beach, Gallipoli on 25 April 1915 were part of the amphibious invasion of the Gallipoli peninsula by British and French forces during WWI. V and W Beaches were the main landings at the tip of the peninsula, either side of Cape Helles.

Feb 12, 2020

John Monash was the greatest Australian general of the First World War. But was he the military genius many proclaim, or merely an adequate Corps Commander? Or was he something in between? In this episode Peter Hart and Gary Bain explore the real story of General John Monash, in an attempt to separate fact from...

Feb 5, 2020

The South Notts Hussars was a Second World War artillery regiment that served throughout the war. During the 1980s and 1990s, Peter Hart interviewed more than 50 veterans from the regiment about their war service, making this one of the most comprehensive oral history collections of a WW2 unit ever recorded.

In this...