Peter Ferry, 96, makes his first trip back to Victoria's East Sale RAAF base since the Second World War.
The League of Nations was once described as "the greatest humbug in history", but it has had a lasting impact on Australia: it helped the nation untie its British apron strings and find its foreign policy voice.
In 1942, 395 letters written by Australian POWs fell from the sky, dropped by the Japanese after bombing Port Moresby — but by the time they were delivered, the men who wrote them were dead.
No Australian jurist before or since has ever held a responsibility like Sir William Webb, but his part and Australia's key role in the prosecution of hundreds of accused Japanese war criminals are little remembered today, writes Adam Wakeling.
Andy Factor survived the "night of broken glass" in Germany in 1938 and can still recall the shattering noise. But exactly 80 years later, it's the rising sound of white nationalism that has him scared.
Seventy-five years after his nation's imperial forces bombed Darwin, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will make a historic visit to the city to help cement modern day relations with Australia.
We're often reminded of the benefits of eating fresh food — both for us and the environment. But did you know the 'leave our food as natural as possible' idea started as a Nazi slogan?
Senator Fraser Anning said the "final solution" to what he called the problem of migration by Muslims was a national vote. Here's the history of that phrase.
Senators are moving to censure Fraser Anning over his call for a ban on Muslim immigration and use of the phrase "final solution" in his maiden speech, and politicians in both houses are sharing their strong criticisms of the speech. Follow live.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and a number of other politicians condemn Queensland senator Fraser Anning for advocating a return to the White Australia policy, with Derryn Hinch saying "there was hardly a group of Australians he did not offend unless you were close to being a member of the Ku Klux Klan".