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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.

Here’s your chance to talk to the experts and get behind the scenes on the restoration of a Lockheed Hudson and a WW2 Japanese Ha-Go tank.

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…

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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

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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