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Big things in store at the War Memorial annex

By johnboy - 6 September 2011 8

The War Memorial have unleashed a mindblowingly good video promoting their “Big Things in Store” exhibition of all the awesome that doesn’t fit into the building on Anzac Parade.

What is a Beaufort Bomber? Come and find out at Big Things in Store at the Australian War Memorial’s large technology conservation annexe at 8 Callan Street, Mitchell, Australian Capital Territory Australia, on Sunday 18 September 2011.

Big Things in Store is a once-a-year only opportunity to see inside the Memorial’s storage area of large technology objects.

Also on show is a De Haviland Tiger Moth, a V2 rocket on its original trailer (the only one of its kind in the southern hemisphere), Centurion tanks and a prototype Bushmaster Infantry Mobility Vehicle – the basis of those operated by Australian Diggers in Afghanistan today. Plus lots more…

Check out https://www.awm.gov.au/events/bigthings.asp

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8 Responses to
Big things in store at the War Memorial annex
p1 7:17 pm 16 Sep 11

Bummer, was looking forward to that. Hope they are able to reschedule on a weekend I am free. 🙂

LSWCHP 5:26 pm 16 Sep 11

johnboy said :

Cancelled due to the fires. =(

Ah crap, I was gonna take the kids and bore them as usual with my stories of “I rode in one of those etc”.

johnboy 5:14 pm 16 Sep 11

Cancelled due to the fires. =(

Kerehona 5:15 pm 06 Sep 11

Kerehona said :

Cheers – I’m glad you like it.

Check out the Tankette video too

http://youtu.be/t_Dx4ZtSad8

Kerehona 5:07 pm 06 Sep 11

Cheers – I’m glad you like it.

Sammy 3:29 pm 06 Sep 11

That is indeed a nicely-produced video. Linking the transitions to the beat of the music was a nice touch.

johnboy 3:06 pm 06 Sep 11

Helps when you’ve got cool material to work with.

troll-sniffer 3:05 pm 06 Sep 11

Yegads… unlike my corner of the APS, a comms unit that actually knows what it’s doing! Don’t let them escape whatever you do, or you might end up with the one we’ve got!!!

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