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

Briefing

Mail Call

Dawn of the legend Peter Burness
A new exhibition focusing on the first day at Gallipoli.

Eyewitness: Bean’s first despatch
The Australian official correspondent reports from Gallipoli.

Our first step toward Gallipoli Craig Wilcox
Fear of Japan was the real birth of ANZAC.

The relevance of Australia Chris Pugsley, Tim Travers, Tom Frame and Kenan Çelik
Eminent historians respond to our question.

Air war over Gallipoli Chris Clark
The role played by aircraft during the campaign.

A mother’s pain James Hurst
The hidden cost of the Gallipoli landing.

Gallipoli in art Simon Forrester
Paintings by Horace Moore-Jones & Sidney Nolan.

Death in the Thracian Chersonese Peter Londey
The Gallipoli campaign saw fighting near ancient battlefields.

The write support Dianne Rutherford
A young woman’s letters to prisoners of the Turks.

Two seasons on Gallipoli Peter Stanley & Brad Manera
Two new films on the campaign.

The virtual ANZAC Walk Richard Reid
A new walking trail takes Gallipoli visitors to all the major sites.

Australia and Denmark in war Peter Stanley
Some surprising military connections between these two countries.

Sandakan: the greatest attrocity Peter Stanley
Remembering the worst single atrocity suffered by Australians.

Victory in Europe Robert Nichols
60th anniversary of VE Day.

Witnesses to war Katherine McMahon
Official war artists and photographers in East Timor, Afghanistan, Iraq, and Solomon Islands.

An antipodean adventure Damien Fenton
The occupation of German Samoa, August 1914.

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Reviews

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