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On this day…in 1879

At Kambula, in northwest Zululand, a force of 2,000 British and Colonial troops under the command of British Colonel Henry Evelyn Wood defeats 20,000...

Syria out of control – they’re out of body bags

Rescue workers in Syria have 'run out of body bags'. A recent attack on the Omar Bin Abdul Aziz Hospital means that every city in...

On this day…in 1916

On January 8, 1916, Allied forces stage a full retreat from the shores of the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey, ending a disastrous invasion of...

On this day…in 1942

On this day, Thailand, a Japanese puppet state, declares war on the Allies. When war broke out in Europe in September 1939, Thailand declared its...

Tommy Taylors SRU

A Queen retires and a new King takes over the kingdom. Holland celebrated in style the first king to reign in nearly a century. In Afghanistan,...

Tommy Taylor’s SRU

A young child killed in her bed by a motorist crashing through the wall of her bedroom, children killed by rocket attacks in Syria...

Tommy Taylor’s SRU

What a week for Australia. It’s not what happened here, but rather what we must learn from foreign news. The terrible execution of hostages in Algeria...

Tommy Taylors SRU (Sunday Round Up)

I cannot believe our Julia Gillard is pushing for a seat on the UN Security Council. Spending millions of dollars for a seat on a...

Taliban celebrate the death of Diggers on Twitter

As the family and loved ones of Sapper James Martin prepare to farewell the Australian soldier, the Taliban has taken to Twitter to glorify...

Whose fault is it?

After years of study and living history of the past hundred years, I have finally worked out why we are in such a bad...

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