Wartime Magazine Issue 58


Supporting Gallipoli – Invention, nursing and generosity.

  • Friends, sisters and pioneers by Robyn Siers. How women made their place in military nursing.
  • Portraits of Angels by Alexandra Torrens. Nora Heyson painted nurses of a pioneer medivac unit.
  •  “Any old place will do me after this” by Carlie Walker. The true grit of the nurses on Lemnos.
  •  Portraits from Lemnos by Joanne Smedley. A trove of photographs reveals the personal stories of a field hospital.
  • One day of the year by Samantha Grosser. The Dawn Service tradition.
  • Fall from the sky by Craig Wilcox. The truth behind The Great Escape author’s own story.
  • Gallipoli: The first photo? By James Hurst. A web of stories surrounds the man who may have taken it.
  • The father of invention by Gary Traynor. In the trenches on Gallipoli, a new angle was needed.
  • A view to Gallipoli by Emma Campbell. A woman in Cairo left a record of the campaign.
  • A fund of comforts by Suzanne McWha. Billy cans and plum puddings sent as gifts to Gallipoli.
  • Fred Howard’s War by Brian Tennyson. A story of derring-do in France raises questions about credibility.
  • Vignacourt by Peter Burness. An important behind-the-lines centre for Australian troops.
  • Writing to the finish by David Horner. The final chapter in the history of Australia’s most contentious war.

    Soft cover, fully illustrated, 73 pages.

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