Talks & Events

  • Lessons Learned?

    Thursday 31 October, 12:00pm

    The successes or failures of prolonged military campaigns have often been decided by the health of the combat troops. On 20th February 1942, Colonels H Fairley and I Mackerras wrote 'when exposed to malaria in New Guinea over 50% of the Australian Force may be destroyed'. Malaria did devastate the force. The cause of this near-disaster and the superb research that eliminated the threat will be discussed by Professor Geoffrey Quail.

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