Contents

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

"It's great to say, 'remember when...'" Carolyn Newman
Women's recollections of service life - from the Memorial's new Second World War exhibition

Names, faces and stories Peter Stanley
Four stories from the Memorial's new Second World War exhibition

The remains of the day Anne-Marie Conde and Chris Goddard
A boat and a diary from the landings on Gallipoli

"Rendering them safe" Peter Stanley
RANVR mine disposal officers in Britain

The Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour online Louise Burmester
The first step is a planned series of online services to be offered by the Memorial

Education section Jo Pillinger
A doctor's prisoner-of-war diary

"A triumph of ingenuity and delivery" Garth Pratten
The Australian jeep trains of British North Borneo

Len Siffleet and the Whiting Mission Garth Pratten
In 1943 Len Siffleet was sent on a reconnaissance mission to New Guinea. He was betrayed and executed.

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Defenders of Newcastle Richard Brown
The tank traps of Belmont

Australians in BCOF Peter Londey
The British Commonwealth Occupation Force comes face to face with the Japanese on their home ground

Confrontation Peter Edwards
Australia's curios war of diplomacy in South-East Asia in the 1960's

Lucky Beggars Philippa Martyr
Australia's disabled veterans after the Great War

"Men of a service" Don Fraser
Australia's merchant seamen performed wartime duties unseen by the general public

Address by Sir William Deane
The unveiling of the merchant seamen memorial at the Australian War Memorial

New items in the collection Jane Peek
The Blackburn VC

Book and film reviews

AWM guide
Finding your way around the Australian War Memorial

AWM news

Letters to the editor

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