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Reflections Steve Gower
The Director of the Australian War Memorial's comment

Briefing

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Mine menace Elizabeth Stewart
Despite losing limbs and eyesight, two Vietnam veterans became an inspiration to others.

The unknown Australian soldier Ashley Ekins
One man we will never know represents the sacrifice of 102,000 Australians.

Women in wartime Anne-Marie Condé
A pictorial essay.

Brothers courageous Sandy Clugston
Following personal tragedy, the orphaned Parsons boys went on to give distinguished military service.

The battle of Berlin Daniel Oakman
Bomber Command had long awaited the plan to attack the ‘Big City’ and when the time came there were many surprises.

One Big Unit Peter Stanley
The mixed crews in Bomber Command did not diminish national loyalties.

The protectors Richard Pelvin
Eight RAN corvettes played an important part in the invasion of Sicily.

Sympathetic censor
Austin Fenton was an unusual watchdog. He helped correspondents get the story. By Tony Cunneen

The war in Iraq Joanne Smedley and Claire Baddeley
Official artist Lewis Miller and official photographer David Dare Parker record the Australian contribution to the Second Gulf War.

Valour in the Markham Valley Brad Manera
Private Richard Kelliher, court-martialled for cowardice, went on to win a VC.

Forgotten hero Max Chamberlain
Walter David (“Karri”) Davies was a humble soldier whose satisfaction was serving the empire.

The two Harry Freames Chris Clark
A remarkable father and son each served in a world war, and each suffered an unusual fate.

First ANZAC heroes Barry Clissold
The men awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal on Gallipoli set a high standard of courage for a young nation in its first major engagement.

Bean’s history Peter Stanley
The Australian official history of the First World War is now available on the internet.

Eyewitness
Harry Wright’s letter from Gallipoli.

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