Military history and publications

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Researching the history of Australia’s war service

An extensive range of personal stories, historical information and educational resources have been brought together within the Anzac Portal website. This website is a free, dedicated resource for all Australians wishing to learn more about Australia’s experience of war.

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Finding commemorative publications

Commemorative publications, as well as education kits for school teachers and students, are available through the DVA Anzac Portal. The portal includes digital publications about:


DVA has also published books about a range of conflicts in which Australians have participated, such as Korea and Vietnam. Other series include Australians in the Pacific WarAustralians on the Western FrontAustralians in World War I and Australians in World War II.

Selected publications are available through the Australian War Memorial Shop in Canberra and the Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne. A range of online resources there may also help you find more information.

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Commemorative websites

DVA has also commemorated specific campaigns through a number of commemorative websites, which can all be accessed through Commemoration: Australia's Wartime Heritage:

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Other websites

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