Wartime Magazine Issue 13

January 2001

  • Napoleon is coming! by Greg Powell. Military re-enactments.
  • Stepping out of history by Brad Manera. Brad reflects on his own involvement in re-inactments.
  • Loyalty and courage at Bardia by Julie Padanyi-Ryan. Sixty years ago Australians of thre Second AIF fought their first major battle of the Second in Libya, North Africa.
  • ‘Wild Eye’ - the Souvenir King by Peter Stanley. The poignant story of John “Barney” Hines, an enterprising collector in the First World War.
    The 'prettiest' bit of fighting by Craig Wilcox. Contrary to legend, Australians fighting in the Boer War were not wild and undisciplined.
  • No getting away by  Mal Lancaster and Phil Smith. Long after the collision of HMAS Melbourne and USS Frank E. Evans, the effects remain.
  • Jungle patrol by Albert Palazzo. Australians won the battle for Salamaua at the lowest level.
  • The Kapooka kids by Roger Marchant. Thousands of visitors come to the Australian War Memorial each year, including every Army recruit trained at Kapooka.
    Winning the Queen's Scarf by Les Hetherington. A special award for valour.
  • Sandakan's sole survivor. An Eye witness account of Owen Campbell. Interviewed by Bruce Stannard.
  • ‘Life Preservers’ – trench clubs on the Western Front by Peter Aitken and David Pearson. Dispite technological advances, soldiers continued to use primitive weapons in the First World War.
  • Fully illustrated, 72 pages.