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.