Entries by Lee Durston

Capital Community Radio

An interview by Tony Howes of Capital Community Radio with Peter Illidge, the Chairperson of the Military History Society of WA.

Cecily Sandercock

I wanted to do something useful: the teenager who drew edible maps for Australia’s wartime pilots.

Fast Facts – USS Texas

The USS Texas (BB-35) is one of two New York-class battleships constructed for the U.S. Navy prior to the outbreak of WWI. Commissioned in 1914, the USS Texas was considered one of the most powerful warships at the time.

Fast Facts – John Glenn

John Herschel Glenn Jr. (July 18, 1921 – December 8, 2016) was an American Marine Corps aviator, engineer, astronaut, businessman, and politician. He was the third American in space, and the first American to orbit the Earth, circling it three times in 1962.