WWII Exhibits

Helping a donkey

Siege of Tobruk

On January 21 1941, the Australian 6th division attacked the Italian garrison of Tobruk. The Italians offered little resistance and many surrendered...

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AEME Recovery

AEME Recovery

The precursor of RAEME units, AEME recovery groups find and bring damaged vehicles back to base, under enemy fire. This painting was produced from a...

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Rats of Tobruk Football Game

'Rats of Tobruk' Football Game

During a lull in hostilities in Palestine during World War II, a team of ‘Tobruk Rat’ veterans challenged hard bitten veterans of the...

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Kokoda map

Kokoda

Why was Kokoda so important in WWII?  Why is Kokoda etched into the psyche of Australians, as is Gallipoli?  At Gallipoli a young AIF...

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