Mosman Historical Society talk: Craig Wilcox, 'Australia's Eastern War?'
The military historian Dr Craig Wilcox discusses the first campaign waged across the sea by a military force from Australia. Troops, transports and supplies were sent from Sydney to assist the British in their conflict with the Maori known as New Zealand's Northern War of 1845-46. He considers what happened in that war and why much of the British war effort was managed from Sydney.
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