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Shrine of Remembrance

Turning Disaster Into Triumph

Join Dr Ross McMullin for a special talk marking the centenary of the Battle of Polygon Wood.   

The battle of Polygon Wood, the second of the step-by-step victories east of Ypres, has often been depicted as a relatively straightforward victory: the AIF advanced behind an irresistible barrage that resembled a Gippsland bushfire, and there were inevitable casualties but no major hiccups. This interpretation is fundamentally flawed. Ross McMullin will explain why in a vivid and illuminating presentation on the centenary of the battle.  

Talk costs $5, bookings essential. 


Event starts
Tuesday 26 September, 2017
Event Ends
Tuesday 26 September, 2017
Shrine of Remembrance
Venue Address
Birdwood Avenue, Melbourne VIC 3004

Melbourne, Melbourne

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