On June 6, 1944 thousands of Allied servicemen landed on the shores of northern France, with a mission to free Western Europe from Nazi tyranny.
Don't miss the ABC broadcast - order your copy now! 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the departure of the first Australian and New Zealand troops to serve in WW1.
Commemorative Service & Headstone Dedication from Pheasant Wood Cemetery to mark 100 Years since the Battle of Fromelles, Australia's first major battle on the Western Front.
'All the Way with LBJ' was a slogan that came to haunt
Stan Savige fought at Gallipoli, then commanded the operation that saved 50,000 Assyrian refugee
A commemorative special from Canberra to mark the 75th anniversary of the Battle for Kokoda.
Head First returns for a second series and Sabour Bradley is back to take you on a wild ride into the outlandish lives of everyday Australians.
Country music star Anne Kirkpatrick is part of a family legend. Her parents, Slim Dusty and Joy McKean, took Anne on the country show circuit from when she was a toddler.
Entrepreneur, prolific adventurer and advocate of everything Australian, Dick Smith tells Peter, “To me, a fair go is probably the most important ethos as an Australian”.
The irrepressible Don Chipp pulls no punches in talking to Peter Thompson about his life in politics and his approach to life since being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, “If you’re feeling down
Australian of the Year 2005, Dr Fiona Wood is Peter Thompson's guest.
Moulded by the Depression - befriended by artists like Arthur Boyd and Syd Nolan - he started jamming more than 70 years ago.
Fate has played a gigantic part in shaping the extraordinary life of former Ballet Dancer Li Cunxin.
A tribute to the extraordinary life of Australia's Motor Racing King Peter Brock.
Once described as “A man with plastic shoes and ironclad principles,” Peter Singer is well known as one of the leading thinkers behind the move to defend the rights of animals and says his book, An
Sir Jack Brabham is the ultimate 'speed racer'. A true Jack of all trades, Brabham is the only Formula One driver to have won the championship in a car of his own design.
From a hand to mouth peasant farming existence in Italy, to running one of Australia's most well known restaurants, top chef Stefano De Pieri tells his remarkable story.