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Royal Australian Navy Losses during World War II – A talk by Peter Sweeney

Tue 20 Feb, 2018, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Chatswood RSL, Sydney, 446 Victoria Avenue
Chatswood, New South Wales 2067 Australia
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This presentation will address the extent and impact of RAN losses in the Pacific and Indian Oceans during World War II.


About the Author

Lt Col Peter Sweeney RFD is a retired Australian Army Reserve Lieutenant Colonel (Infantry Corps), military historian, battlefield tour guide and noted speaker on Australian military history.

Peter has made some one hundred and fifty presentations on significant Australian WWI & WWII battles to a variety of community groups in Australia.  He is a member of the military history special interest group of the Royal United Institute for Defence and Strategic Studies in New South Wales.

Peter is an associate member of the UK based International Guild of Battlefield Guides and is co-owner of the battlefield touring company Battle Honours Australia Pty Ltd.  He has guided groups on WWI and WWII battlefields in Europe, Turkey, Asia and the Pacific.

He has been a guest speaker on several cruises voyages to the Pacific and in Europe.

Peter is a principal of Battle Honours Australia which explores Australia’s military history by way of Talks, Trips and Tours.




Public transport is recommended.  Only limited parking is available in the Club’s Thomas Street car park.



Please gather in the Shades on Victoria café bar from 05:00 PM.  The Presentation & Discussion will run from 06:00 PM to 07:30 PM.



Members are welcome to partake of the Clubs bar and dining facilities.



Contact David Blazey,  02 93592372  (Tuesday and Thursday)


Non-members are welcome

Please advise us in advance.   Phone (above) or e-mail: secretary@navyhistory.org.au




Tue 20 Feb, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Chatswood RSL, Sydney
446 Victoria Avenue
Chatswood, New South Wales 2067 Australia
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02 9419 7386
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