ANZACS AND THEIR SWASTIKAS – The crack ABC investigative team unearths a photo of an episode from 2007, which has been subsequently dealt with by the command:

Australian soldiers have been photographed flying a Nazi swastika flag from their vehicle while on operations in Afghanistan.

The photo, obtained exclusively by the ABC, was taken in August 2007.

The photograph shows the large swastika emblem hoisted over an Australian military vehicle.

Two separate Defence sources have identified a particular soldier as the individual who took the flag to Afghanistan.


The soldier in question is a moron, and was rightly disciplined. But don’t worry – there, I fixed it for you now and it’s all OK: