WARTIME Issue 47 - 2009Wartime 44 is out of print.

Contents

Fromelles feature articles

Another brick in the wall
It has been a long process to prove the existence of a mass grave containing Australian and British soldiers buried by the Germans after the battle of Fromelles.
By Nigel Steel

My quest to find ‘the missing’
Why spend years looking for a burial site that might not exist?
By Lambis Englezos

The battle of Fromelles
More than 5,000 Australians were killed, wounded or taken prisoner in the worst day in Australian military history.
By Ashley Ekins

Australia’s Fromelles prisoners
By Aaron Pegram

Reflections on a battlefield
The resonances of a dreadful night more than 90 years ago can still be felt in the fields below Fromelles.
By Peter Pedersen

Digging hallowed ground
At last the bodies have been found.
By Tony Pollard

The missing of Fromelles and the Kriegsarchiv, Munich
The German archives are immensely detailed, and have proved to be a great resource.
By Peter Barton

The last to fall
By the end of October 1918, the First World War was over for most Australians. Sadly, for those few still fighting, the war’s final days could still prove deadly.
By Peter Burness

A very different war
It took several years of changing technology and tactics to place the Western allies in a position to win the war.
By Meleah Ward

Armistice 1918
The war’s end finally came, but it left a world changed utterly.
By Peter Hart

Age did weary them
All over the world, the last veterans of the Great War are dying.
By Christina Spittel

They shot the horses – didn’t they?
Myth and misinformation surrounds the fate of the Australian Light Horse’s mounts at the end of the First World War.
By Jean Bou

The ghost plane
In 1917 two Australian pilots in an RE8 fended off six German fighters, then disappeared.
By John White

Tunnelling to freedom
Boldness, resourcefulness and grim determination were the keys to escaping when Australians found themselves prisoners of war. Even then it often was not enough.
By Amanda Rebbeck

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