We wish everyone a very merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Orders from the Memorial’s Collection

Please place image, film and sound orders before Monday 28 November, every effort will be made to ensure you receive your orders before Christmas Day.

Orders for books and merchandise from the Online Shop

Please place orders by Monday 12 December to ensure Christmas Day delivery.

The Online Shop will close from midday 24 December 2016 and reopen 3 January 2017. Orders can still be placed during this period but will not be dispatched until after 3 January. If you wish to contact us please email esales@awm.gov.au and we will respond to your email as soon as we return.


Wartime Magazine Issue 59

July 2012

1942 - the world at war: Midway, Milne Bay, Kokoda, El Alamein, Stalingrad.

  • Coral Sea, Midway and After by Jonathan Parshall. How Japanese planning created crucial errors.
  • Australia’s Thermopylae? by Peter Williams. Were the Australians on the Kokoda Trail really outnumbered?
  • General Clowes of Milne Bay by Karl James. Milne Bay was Japan’s first land defeat of the war, but its victor won few laurels.
  • Lying Doggo and Waiting by Shane Casey. Australians struggled against Japanese tanks at Milne Bay.
  • Disaster at Savo Island by Richard Pelvin. The Japanese surprised the Allied fleet after the landings at Guadalcanal.
  • Teamwork at Alamein by Mark Johnston. Australians joined Dominion forces to win a desert victory.
  • Stalingrad Seventy Years On by Richard Overy. Immense sacrifice achieved a turning point in the war.
  • Australian Yanks by Lenore Heath. Men of all ages found a place to serve with the American small ships section.
  • Making Arms for the Nation by Justin Hewitt. An essential home front industry should not be forgotten.
  • Making Their Mark Again by Marcus Fielding. After the First World War, Australian soldiers showed their sporting prowess.
  • The Soldiers' Photographer by Emma Campbell. Denis Gibbons and the Vietnam War.

    Plus regular features, including book reviews. Soft cover, fully illustrated, 73 pages.