Wartime magazine issue 80

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Wartime Magazine (Spring 2017) - The tragedy of Passchendaele, 100 years on

Featured articles:

  • The most dangerous battle by Robin Prior. At Passchendaele, Haig endangered the cause of the Entente almost fatally.
  • From mutiny to renewal by Elizabeth Greenhalgh. The effective leadership behind the French Army's successes in 1917.
  • No wonder weapon by Bryn Hammond. Tanks were at first ineffective and a real danger to the men inside.
  • The gun with three lives by James Goldrick. The Amiens gun began service with SMS Hessen in the battle of Jutland.
  • The tragedy of Passchendaele by Ashley Ekins. Repeated assaults could not overcome bad planning and the infamous mud, resulting in immense losses.
  • Faces of war by Kerry Neale. The Australian soldiers whose lives were changed through severe facial wounds.
  • Beersheba and its myths by Jean Bou. In the centenary of the deservedly famous charge, it is time to put it into its historical context.
  • Experienced, competent and robust by William Westerman. By 1917, Australian infantry battalion commanders had been given ample chance to learn their craft.
  • A divided Australia by Ross McMullin. The conflict over conscription during the First World War created intense divisions.
  • Taken from the top by Andrew McDonald. As Wartime celebrates its 20th birthday, four editors share their favourite moments.
  • Plus regular features including Reflections, Mail Call and Book Reviews.

Magazine, illustrated throughout, 72 pages.

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