Monthly Archives: May 2015

Supply in the Jungle – by Air.

Conventional wisdom has it that the Second World War in the Pacific was won by the Allies in two ways: supremacy in the air, and supremacy, or at least effectiveness, in the means and methods of supply. The air war in the Pacific, particularly in the South-West Pacific Area where Australian air and ground forces operated, has received

Memory Lingers.

For military historians and enthusiasts such as myself, armed conflicts cease on a nominated date. Governments count the financial and material cost, the combatants fold their tents and head off ‘home’ and that is the end of it. We move on. The public finds something else to focus upon. For those who have lost loved ones however, ‘moving