Contents

From the Director
A message from the director of the Australian War Memorial

"G for George" John White
A survivor, this Lancaster bomber lives on

"G for George" and the Third Victory Loan tour Michael Nelmes
The last flight of "George" - to Canberra and the Memorial

Where Lancasters fly David Crotty
An aircraft curator visits restoratoin projects in Great Britain

Observing in South Lebanon Peter Londey
Australian United Nation observers in the Middle East

The black day of the German army Ross McMullin
The events of 8 August, 1918 crushed any hopes of a German victory

Remembering the Australians in France, 1918 Richard Reid
Graves all over northen France mark the course of the last allied offensive

Education section Graham Clewes
What are battalions, brigades and divisions?

Education section Jo Pillinger
How far can you trust primary sources?

Bonjour Mardermwazell! James Curan
Diggers discover gay Paree, 1918

The missing Lone Pine VC R.C.H Courtney
The seventh Australian Victoria Cross won at Lone Pine - where is it?

I Australian Corps Ski Company Russell Parkin
A short-lived AIF ski school in the Lebanese mountains, 1941

Seventeen men W.H Connell
Who were the men in this photograph?

Pip, Squeak and Wilfred R.C.H Courtney
A story from the trenches of France

Able seamen Harrison Genevieve Thompson
A diary of the Phillipines invasion

Dropping a line Magda Keaney
Louis Kahan's "V-mail portraits"

Hellfire Pass Robert Pounds
Australian POW labour on the Burma-Thailand railway

Book reviews

New items at the Memorial

AWM guide
Finding your way around the Australian War Memorial

AWM news

Letters to the editor

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