About Zero Hour

Zero Hour is funded by the NSW Premier’s Teacher Scholarship program.

The Author: Michael Molkentin

Michael Molkentin has had a lifelong interest in the history of the First World War. He has a degree in History from the University of Wollongong.

Michael has been awarded scholarships by the Australian War Memorial and the NSW Premier for his work on Australians in the First World War. His articles have appeared in the Journal of the Australian War Memorial, Wartime, Teaching History and Cross and Cockade International. He was a featured contributor in the television documentary Lost in Flanders and is the author of Fire in the Sky: The Australian Flying Corps in the First World War (Allen & Unwin).

Michael leads tours to the Western Front for Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours.

For more information and details on other projects, visit www.michaelmolkentin.com.


Historical research and text: Michael Molkentin
Graphic and website design: Simeon Johnson
Maps: Keith Mitchell


All original text is the intellectual property of Michael Molkentin.
The photographs are used with the generous permission of the Australian War Memorial.
All other text remains the property of the relevant author(s). Every effort has been made to secure appropriate permission to quote from and use the work of other authors.
If you feel that this site features material that you hold the rights to without your permission, please contact the author.


Michael can be contacted via www.michaelmolkentin.com/contact/.