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

Briefing

Mail Call

Cowra breakout Anne-Marie Condé
60th anniversary of the only mass breakout of prisoners in the history of the British empire.

Two soldiers and a Vickers gun Brad Manera
Two George Cross winners who died during the breakout.

Australian officers in Normandy John Jackson
A small group of Australian officers went to observe the D-Day landings.

The butcher of Fromelles Ross McMullin
Blustering incompetence was no barrier to promotion for one British commander.

On the Western Front Peter Cochrane
A photo essay.

Rebirth of a city damned Carolyne Carter
BCOF soldiers visit Hiroshima in 1947.

Mesopotamian Half Flight Ian Hodges
Australian airmen in what is now southern Iraq in 1915.

A chateau in France Peter Burness
Grand homes on the front line.

Yeramba Steve Gower and Mike Cecil
The story of Australia’s only self-propelled gun.

Tragedy at An Nhut Elizabeth Stewart
Three men killed by a mine in Vietnam.

A war artist before his war Craig Wilcox
Arthur Streeton in London looks forward to the war.

The greater ‘truth’ Laura Back
The art of commissioning sculpture.

First in action Colin Jones
Australia’s first warship in the Maori wars.

Observer at large Peter Londey
Keith Howard in UNTSO.

Reflections on Rwanda Garth Pratten
Veterans recall their service on the 10th anniversary of Australia’s mission to Rwanda.

Eyewitness
The path to Gallipoli.

Military Intelligence

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