Wartime Magazine Issue 24


1993: year of the Peacekeeper by Peter Londey. Australians have been in the field patching up conflicts continuously for 56 years but their achievements pass mostly unheralded.
For services rendered by Phillip Dutton. The story behind a Christmas card sent to an Australian tunnelling company in 1917.
Striking by night by Peter Burness. A new Memorial exhibition tells the story of G for George and Black Thursday.
Standoff at Ziza by Damien Fenton. On one memorable night in 1918 Australian and Turkish soldiers stood together against a common foe.
Attack from within by Ashley Ekins. A fragging incident at Fire Support Base Bravo what did happen?
Charlie and Joan by Peter Stanley. Charles Beans cousin reveals a different side to the historian.
Spectacle preserved by Ian Hodges. Frank Hurley and Hubert Wilkins were adventurous photographers who went to the front and recorded the Australians fighting in the First World War.
Captured in colour by Nola Anderson. A photo-essay of rarely seen colour photographs from the First World War.
First drop by Garth Pratten. Australian Parachute landings of artillery at Nadzab in New Guinea in 1943.
Turning the tide by Mark Johnston. Bitter fighting in New Guinea during SeptemberOctober 1943 led to major advances.
Kelly Gang reborn by Peter Dean. A small, hastily assembled troop achieved unexpected success in Syria, and were the first to see active service in the Second World War.
Propaganda artist by Robert Crawford. Harry J. Weston created First World War posters that stirred a nation.
Australias lost Kitchener by Ross McMullin. Tom Elliott was a soldier of unique promise but his life was cut short on Australias worst day in history - at Fromelles in 1916.
A small irony of war by Robert Nichols. How tiny HMAS Pioneer helped destroy the last German First World War raider.
The sinking of the Costa Rica By Keith Hooper.
Soft cover, fully illustrated, 73 pages.

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