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Malaya at War – The Final Retreat

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In August (10-19th) 2019 we held the first in a series of Conferences-Seminars on “Malaya at War” followed by an eight day battle sites tour visiting the Japanese landing site at Kota Bharu, and many historic WWII sites throughout the Malaysian peninsula such as Penang, Taipang, Sungai Siput, Ipoh, Papan, Batu Gajah, Kampar, Port Dickson, Gemas, Segamat, Muar and Parit Sulong.

The next in the series will be held in September (4th-13th) 2020 and cover the final days of defence of Johor then follow the line of advance of the Japanese onto Sigapore Island leading to the surrender of the Allied Forces at 17:15 Thursday 15th February 1942.

Professor Brian P Farrell – Professor of Military History at the National University of Singapore and a world expert on the Malayan Campaign of WWII will be the guest presenter at Johor on the week-end of 5-6th September.  He will be presenting the history of the final days on peninsula and the fighting that followed on Singapore before so called “Fortress Singapore” was surrendered by General Officer Commanding Malaya Lt General Arthur Percival  to Lt General Tomoyuki Yamashita of the 25th Imperial Japanese Army.

You may express your interest in this Seminar and post Battlesites visit by emailing battlefieldsoftheworld@live.com.au

Tour Preview: 76th Commemoration of the Fall Of Singapore

It is officially here, the preview itinerary of the Commemorative Tour of the 76th Anniversary of the Fall of Singapore, running in February 2018. This is our initial preview and prices will soon be available upon application. You can review the details of this programme here!

To pre-register for this tour or to lodge your expression of interest please contact Dennis Weatherall on dweatherall_eng@bigpond.com

Vietnam Re-vistited, 2016, the 50th Anniversary of the Battle Of Long Tan

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Battlefields of the World is proud to announce that our 2016 Programme for the 50th commemoration of the Battle Of Long Tan. We have a fantastic programme covering the Australian Areas of Operation in the South that can be extended to cover further sites relevant to the Vietnam War in the North and then if desired on to Dien Bien Ph.  For more information JUST CLICK HERE!

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Gallipoli, 100th Anniversay Tour

hp photosmart 720The visitation of Anzac Cove and the Gallipoli Peninsula in the Dardanelles over ANZAC Day (25th April) has become something of a pilgrimage for many Australians, especially in recent years … and next year, 2015, is the 100th Commemoration of the Landings at Anzac Cove in World War I, and it is turning into a huge year for attendance, with actual allowed places being drawn by Ballot.

If you would like to visit Gallipoli over the 100th Anniversary we have a fantastic tour available, with limited spaces, and the ability to help get you to the formal services if you are a ballot ticket holder, or you can join us at an informal gathering away from the cove.

For more information on our tour please click here!

Guadal Canal72nd Anniversary Tour Now Available

Just a quick announcement to let everyone know that our Tour Departure for the 72nd Anniversary of the Guadal Canal Campaign is now available and details can be viewed here!

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Return To Vietnam

Our programme for the 47th Commemoration of  the Battle of Long Tan and Australia’s involvement in the Vietnam War is now available. Please just click on the below image and follow the links to review. Otherwise contact Dennis for more information!

Please note this programme has already completed – for the current programme please visit our tours section or contact Dennis.

 

The Anglo-Zulu & Boer War Journey. September 2013

Full details for our 2013 Anglo-Zulu & Boer War journey are now available. Please click on the below image and follow the links or look up the flyer on the Tour departures page for more information. Spaces are limited, so if you are interested please contact Dennis Weatherall soon to secure your place on-board.

 

Please note this programme has already completed – for the current programme please visit our tours section or contact Dennis.