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Wartime Magazine Issue 61

January 2013

Air warfare: stories exploring the use of aircraft in combat from 1915 to 1975.

  • No Scruples by Richard Overy. Bomber Command and the German offensive: a difficult legacy.
  • The Bomb's Long Aftermath by Richard Frank. Some writers claim the Japanese were the victims - are the claims valid?
  • Berchtesgaden: The Last Raid by Lachlan Grant. Lancasters of No. 460 Squadron RAAF took part in a daylight raid on Hitler's Bavarian mountain retreat.
  • A Dangerous Occupation by Emma Campbell. Frank Ward took Bomber Command in his stride.
  • Searching Through the Ruins of War by Peter Burness. An Australian airman was sent to find relics in 1945.
  • Fighting The Last Enemy by Forbes Inglis. An Australian daredevil pilot became a hero in the Battle of Britain.
  • Fortunes of Flying by Andrew Arthy. The service of two Australian fighter pilots in No. 111 Squadron.
  • Air War Over the Dardanelles by Greg Gilbert. Air power was an integral part of the Gallipoli campaign.
  • Seeing Things by Brett Holman. Mystery aeroplanes caused a scare on the home front in 1918.
  • Hueys, Slicks, Albatross and Possum by Ashley Ekins and Libby Stewart. The ubiquitous helicopter in the Vietnam War.
  • Gallantry in Afghanistan by Aaron Pegram. The third Victoria Cross for Australia in Afghanistan is a first for the Royal Australian Regiment.
  • The World in Crisis: Eminent historians answer questions on issues facing the world at the outbreak of the Pacific war in 1941.

Plus regular features, including book reviews. Magazine, illustrated throughout, 73 pages.