21 April 2023
In Conversation - Podcast remembering those service members this ANZAC Day.
The pilot who stole a secret Soviet fighter jet
Almost five decades ago, Lieutenant Viktor Ivanovich Belenko of the Soviet Air Defence Forces landed in Japan and announced he wanted to defect to the West.
The F-86 Sabre, Hero of the Early Jet Age
The Sabre contributed to the U.S.'s early advantage in the Cold War air superiority arms race.
How the Bomber Became One of the Most Powerful and Enduring Weapons in Modern Warfare
Today’s bombers are the realization of a dream, going back more than a century.
From 1947 to 2023: Retracing the complex, tragic Israeli-Palestinian conflict
In 1947, the UN proposed dividing British Mandated Palestine into Arab and Jewish states, with 44.53% and 56.47% of the land, respectively. While Israel was prepared to accept it, Palestinian representatives rejected the plan.
There is nothing the British can do about it’: General Chauvel’s extraordinary decision at Beersheba
Facing a vital choice in WWI, General Chauvel debated between Australian Light Horse 4th Brigade and British 5th Yeomanry Brigade to lead a crucial charge on Turkish Beersheba.
The robot aircraft with a nightmarish nuclear mission
How do you observe a nuclear test when the blast and radiation are so incredibly hazardous to humans? You use drones.
Barb: The U.S. Navy’s World War II Rocket-Firing Submarine That Terrorized Japan
In mid-1945, a US submarine with a rocket launcher, began a campaign of Japanese coastal terror that foretold the future of naval warfare.
The Roman Army: Tactics, Organization, and Command Structure
Discipline, logistics, incredible organisational depth, specialised teams, ability to bounce back, and adaptability characterised the Roman army.