Description: 
Professor Tom Frame & his expert panel discuss the 1942 Japanese Midget Submarine Attack on Sydney Harbour. The panel consists of Rear Admiral Peter Briggs, Dr David Stevens & Vice Admiral Peter Jones.

Further Reading: 
Carruthers, SL, Japanese Submarine Raiders 1942: A Maritime Mystery, Casper Publications, 2006. Gill, GH, Royal Australian Navy 1942-1945, Collins, Melbourne, 1968. Jones, PD, Australia's Argonauts: The Remarkable Story of the First Class to enter the Royal Australian Navy, Echo Books, 2016. Lind, LJ, The Midget Submarine Attack on Sydney, Bellrope Press, 1990.

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Professor Tom Frame & his expert panel of the 1942 Battle of the Coral Sea. The panel consists of Rear Admiral James Goldrick, Vice Admiral Peter Jones & Lieutenant Commander Desmond Woods.

 

Further Reading: 

  • Carlton, M, Flagship: The Cruiser HMAS Australia and the Pacific War on Japan, William Heinemann, 2016.
  • Gill, GH, Royal Australian Navy 1942-1945, Collins, Melbourne, 1968.
  • Jones, PD, Australia's Argonauts: The Remarkable Story of the First  Class to enter the Royal Australian Navy, Echo Books, 2016.

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Professor Tom Frame & his expert panel discuss the acquisition of the Oberon class submarines for the RAN & their initial service. The first episodes on the Oberons covers the reasons for the Oberons acquisition & their introduction into service. The panel consists of Vice Admiral Ian MacDougall, Rear Admiral Peter Briggs, Commodore Terry Roach, Commodore Mark Sander & Commander David Nicholls.

Further Reading: 
White, MWD, Australian Submarines: A History,Australian Teachers of Media, 2015.

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Professor Tom Frame & his expert panel discuss the service of the RAN Oberon class submarines. This second episode covers the Submarine Weapons Upgrade Program. The panel consists of  Vice Admiral Ian MacDougall, Rear Admiral Peter Briggs, Commodore Terry Roach, Commander Peter Horobin, and Commander David Nicholls.

Further Reading: 
White, MWD, Australian Submarines: A History,Australian Teachers of Media, 2015.

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Professor Tom Frame and his expert panel discuss the service of the RAN Oberon class submarines. This final episode covers the move of the Oberons to Fleet Base West in Western Australia and life in a Oberon submarine. The panel consists of Vice Admiral Ian MacDougall, Commodore Rick Shalders, Commander Mike Carew, Commander David Nicholls and Warrant Officer Gary Wight.

Further Reading: 
White, MWD, Australian Submarines: A History,Australian Teachers of Media, 2015.

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Professor Tom Frame & his expert panel discuss the famous 1942 HMAS Australia Court Martial. The panel consists of Mr Mike Carlton, Rear Admiral James Goldrick, Associate Professor David Letts and Associate Professor Cameron Moore.

Further Reading: 

  • Carlton, M, Flagship: The Cruiser HMAS Australia and the Pacific War on Japan, William Heinemann, 2016.
  • Goldrick, JVP, The Australia Court Martial of 1942, Masters Thesis, University of New England, 1984.
  • Jones, PD, Australia's Argonauts: The Remarkable Story of the First  Class to enter the Royal Australian Navy, Echo Books, 2016.

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Description: 
Commander Greg Swinden & his expert panel assess the Royal Australian Navy's involvement in World War I. The panel consists of Rear Admiral James Goldrick, Dr David Stevens and Commodore Jack McCaffrie.

Further Reading: 

  • Jose, AW, The Official History of Australia in the War of 1914-18 Volume IX: The Royal Australian Navy, University of Queensland Press, 1981.
  • Stevens, DM, In All Respects Ready: Australia's Navy in World War One, Oxford University Press, 2014.

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Professor Tom Frame & his expert panel discuss the 1914 Australian capture of Rabaul in German New Guinea. The panel consists of Rear Admiral Peter Briggs, Professor Michael Epkenhans, Dr David Stevens, Dr Stephenson and Commander Greg Swinden.

Further Reading: 

  • Jose, AW, The Official History of Australia in the War of 1914-18 Volume IX: The Royal Australian Navy, University of Queensland Press, 1981.
  • Stevens, DM, In All Respects Ready: Australia's Navy in World War One, Oxford University Press, 2014.

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Professor Tom Frame & his expert panel discuss the RAN Bridging Train who served in World War I. The panel consists of Mr John Perryman, Mr Martin Smee and Commander Greg Swinden.

Further Reading: 

  • Frame TR & Swinden, GJ, First In, Last Out: The Navy at Gallipoli, Kangaroo Press, 1990.
  • Jose, AW, The Official History of Australia in the War of 1914-18 Volume IX: The Royal Australian Navy, University of Queensland Press, 1981.
  • Stevens, DM, In All Respects Ready: Australia's Navy in World War One, Oxford University Press, 2014.

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Vice Admiral Peter Jones and his expert panel on the formation of the Women's Royal Australian Naval Service (WRANS) during World War II. The panel consists of Dr Christine Reghenzni, Dr Kathryn Spurling and Commander Alison Westwood.

Further Reading: 

  • Fenton Huie, S, Ships Belles: The story of the Women's Royal Australian Naval Service 1941-1985, Sydney, Watermark Press, 2000.
  • Hemstock, J, Women of the Royal Australian Navy- Part 1. Instant Colour Press, 2013.
  • Jones, PD, Australia's Argonauts: The Remarkable Story of the First  Class to enter the Royal Australian Navy, Echo Books, 2016.

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Professor Tom Frame and his expert panel discuss the founding and early years of the Royal Australian Naval College. The panel consists of Vice Admiral Peter Jones, Commander Greg Swinden and Lieutenant Commander David Jones.

Further Reading: 

  • Cunningham, IJ, Work Hard Play Hard, The Royal Australian Naval College 1913-1988, AGPS, 1988.
  • Eldridge, FB, A History of the Royal Australian Naval College: From its inception in 1913 to the end of World War II in 1945, Georgian House, 1949.
  • Jones, PD, Australia's Argonauts: The Remarkable Story of the First  Class to enter the Royal Australian Navy, Echo Books, 2016.

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