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Centenary of the Battle of Villers-Bretonneux

This ANZAC Day marks the centenary of the Battle of Villers-Bretonneux, which has been described as ‘perhaps the greatest individual feat of the war’.

This notoriously vicious battle ended when Australian troops recaptured the

 town from the Germans and is the most important centenary date on the

Western Front involving Australian soldiers.

Leading Australian war historian, author and battlefield tour guide, Mat McLachlin is currently in Villers –Bretonneux, guiding tours for the 100 year anniversary and he spoke with Chris on Perth Tonight.

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