Rommel’s comments on Australian soldiers [1941-1942]

Following are some excerpts from The Rommel Papers (1953), which reproduces some letters from Rommel to his wife, in three of which he mentions Australian soldiers. Erwin Rommel was the German field marshal who led the German and Italian forces in North Africa during the Second World War. In a letter dated 25 April 1941 […]

The Charge of Illawarra [poem, The Bulletin, 21 August 1886]

[Editor: This non-rhyming poem was published in The Bulletin (Sydney, NSW), 21 August 1886.] The Charge of Illawarra. “On Friday, as a party of Illawarra light horse were cantering sharply down Castlereagh-street, Sydney, they came into collision with a tip-cart, and one of the cavalry men received a severe fall.” From the fields of Illawarra, […]