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Wartime Magazine Issue 30

April 2005

 Gallipoli – Special 90th anniversary edition.

  • Dawn of the legend, Gallipoli 1915 by Peter Burness. A new exhibition focusing on the first day at Gallipoli.
  • Charles Bean’s account of the landing. The Australian official correspondent reports from Gallipoli.
  • Our first step toward Gallipoli by Craig Wilcox. Fear of Japan was the real birth of ANZAC.
  • The relevance of Australia by Christopher Pugsley, Tim Travers, Tom Frame and Kenan Çelik. Prominent international military historians offer their reflections on Australia and the Gallipoli campaign.
  • Air war over Gallipoli by Chris Clark. Usually considered primarily a ground battle, the reality is that the iconic Gallipoli action was fought out in all three dimensions of land, sea and air.
  • A mother’s pain by James Hurst. The never-relenting grief of a parent reveals the hidden cost of the Gallipoli landing.
  • Gallipoli in art by Simon Forrester. While the Gallipoli campaign holds a unique place in Australian military history, it has also proved to be a rich source of inspiration for many artists, such as Horace Moore-Jones & Sidney Nolan.
  • Death in the Thracian Chersonese by Peter Londey. The beaches and fields of the Gallipoli peninsula have known the march of military might for more than 2,500 years.
  • The write support by Dianne Rutherford. A young Australian woman could not knit but spuna good yarn that boosted the morale letters of prisoners of the Turks.
  • Two seasons on Gallipoli by Peter Stanley & Brad Manera. Memorial staff members have been involved in two new films on the Gallipoli campaign.
  • The virtual ANZAC Walk by Richard Reid. A new service from the Department of Veterans Affairs provides information on walking trail of Gallipolis major sites.
  • Australia and Denmark in war by Peter Stanley. Though far apart, two countries share some surprising military connections.
  • Sandakan: the greatest atrocity by Peter Stanley. The Allies were unaware of the horror of the Sandakan death march in 1945 but now those who died will be honoured by a permanent memorial.
  • Victory in Europe by Robert Nichols. Sixty years ago VE Day marked the end of the war in Europe.
  • Witnesses to war by Katherine McMahon. Official war artists and photographers in East Timor, Afghanistan, Iraq, and Solomon Islands.
  • The occupation of German Samoa by Damien Fenton. The Australia-New Zealand military relationship was formed before the ANZAC legend was born.
  • Soft cover, fully illustrated, 73 pages.