Official History of Australia in the War of 1914-1918 (Australian Official History)

The Official History of Australia in the War of 1914-1918 was edited by Charles E W Bean (1879-1968). Charles Bean was a schoolteacher, journalist, barrister, war correspondent and a historian. He was chosen as the official historian to write up the official account of Australian Forces in the First World War. He was the editor of the 12 volume collection and wrote six of the 12 volumes.

Australian Military, Naval and Air Operations

The 12 volumes of the Australian Official History are as follows these editions are available to view online (for link see below):

Official History of the Australian Army Medical Services, 1914-1918

Three volumes were published and are available to view online:

Supplementary Publications

View Australian First World War Histories

The Australian First World War Official Histories as listed above are all available in digitized format to view online and download for free. Go to the Australian War Memorial website at:

Websitewww.awm.gov.au Australian First World War Official Histories

Related Topics

Official Military Histories of the First World War

British Official History of the First World War

French Official History of the First World War

German Official History of the First World War

Australian War Memorial Museum

The Australian official military historian, C E W Bean, was behind the founding of the Australian War Memorial. The museum provides a selection of research material online.

Visit the museum website at the Australian War Memorial:

Website: www.awm.gov.au