Tag Archives: Australia

FOR POSTERITY

As each year passes, more and more first hand witness accounts of historically significant events are being lost. The last person believed to have served in the Great War for example, passed away in 2012 aged 110, which means that

THE FREDERICK VALENTICH MYSTERY

Adelaide researcher Keith Basterfield has been following the case of the disappearance of pilot Frederick Valentich since 1978. Unlike a myriad other UFO sightings at the time, the claims of 20-year-old pilot Frederick Valentich could not easily be dismissed as

THE BENGAL FAMINE….

The Partition of India was the last act of the British Raj. It led to the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people, but it was not the worst disaster to hit India in the 1940s. That dubious honour goes

FOR THE BIRDS

A Bird Flies 2,500 miles for baby’s food. Talk about a working mother. A Christmas Island frigate bird named Lydia recently made a nonstop journey for just over 26 days and covering nearly 2,500 miles across Indonesian volcanoes and some

‘ENEMY ALIENS’

In May 1939, Mussolini signed a Military pact with Hitler, but when Hitler annexed Poland in September, and all-out war broke out in Central Europe, Italy however remained, ‘non belligerent’ a better term, Mussolini thought than the rather weak ‘neutral.’