Wartime Magazine Issue 2
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- The sinking of the Bartolomeo Colleoni by Richard Pelvin.
HMAS Sydney in action off the coast of Crete, 1940
- The unbelievable truth by John White
The "Red Baron" controversy 1918-1998
- The earth holds not a braver gentleman. The life and death of John Hay by Chris Goddard
An Australian flyer who fell victim to the "Red Baron"
- Ancestors, guardians, guides by Elena Taylor
Bryan Westwood's ANZAC portraits
- The "shoot and scoot brigade" by Peter Stanley
Australian light trench mortar batteries, 1916-18
- Curtin and McArthur at war by David Horner
How Australia lost control of the war effort to an American General
- A strange encounter at Owers' Corner by Robert Darby and Elena Taylor
The painting featured in this article shows Generals MacArthur and Allen at Ower’s Corner. Both the circumstances of its composition and the historical events to whit it refers make it a curious piece of work and a document full of ambiguities.
- “Perhaps the greatest individual feat of the war” The battle of Villers-Bretonneux, 1918 by Ross McMullin. This daring night assault saved the city Amiens and decisively checked the German advance. But it was only the obstinacy of the stormy Australian general, “Pompey” Elliott, that persuaded the commanders to adopt the plan that proved successful.
- In defence of military incompetence by Craig Wilcox
Like death and taxes, military incompetence seems always to be with us.
- Caught in action Photographs by Dennis Gibbons, story by Libby Stewart
A photographer’s view of the Vietnam War.
- A booby trap cartridge, by Paul Griffiths
The Memorial received a curious looking small cartridge, similar to a pistol rounds. It had come from the estate of a veteran who had served with independent and commando companies in New Guinea during the Second World War. This unusual cartridge is unlike any other Military Technology Section has seen.