Unfortunately the organiser had to cancel the event.

At this special event on the 76th anniversary of “VE Day”, the end of the Second World War in Europe, Peter Monteath and Megan Spencer will share their thoughts in a conversation about war and remembrance, with an emphasis on the campaign in Crete; the most modern and the most ancient of wars.

Peter, Professor of History at Flinders University, is the author of recently published war history, Battle on 42nd Street: War in Crete and the Anzacs’ bloody last stand. Megan is, among other things, a broadcaster, critic, writer and creator of the award-wining six-part remembrance podcast series, From A Whisper To A Bang!, commissioned by the Australian War Memorial.

Battle on 42nd Street will be available to purchase at the event with Peter present for a book signing afterwards.

This event is part of South Australia’s History Festival 2021.

  • When: Saturday 8 May, 2021
  • Time: 10.30am – 12.00pm
  • Where: Aldinga Library, 11 Central Way, Aldinga Beach, SA, 5173
  • Price: FREE
  • Registration essential: Tickets on Eventbrite.

From A Whisper To A Bang! is an unforgettable podcast about wartime remembrance and winner of the ‘Best Radio News or Current Affairs or Feature Report’ at the 2020 MEAA SA Media Awards.

Organiser: Aldinga Library, City of Onkaparinga.