Monthly Archives: April 2016

Headquarters in an Australian WW2 Infantry Battalion.

In a previous blog post [here] we examined the structure of a WW2 Australian ‘Jungle’ Infantry Battalion and mentioned in passing that in addition to the four Rifle Companies which were the primary element of force within the battalion, a Headquarters Company provided the support elements necessary for the Rifle Companies to exist. As any creditable understanding of

Chunky Reads for Military History Nerds.

For those with a passing interest in military history, the self-confessed ‘nerds’ like myself, and anyone in between, the internet is a veritable playground of resources. There are a plethora of websites with facts, figures and photos for us to drool over, however where do we go if we want something more than that? Where can we find