Wartime magazine issue 81

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Wartime Magazine (Summer 2017) - Special Forces

Featured articles:

  • The operators by Chris Masters. The Australia's Special Forces have many remarkable individuals.
  • The Kaiapit Capture by Lachlan Grant. Australian commandos in New Guinea in 1943.
  • The tip of the spear by Leigh Neville. The role of Special Forces in the war on terror.
  • From the shadows by Karl James. The Memorial's new exhibition offers an unprecedented look at the history, capabilities and deployments of Australia's Special Forces.
  • The Australian Folboat by Chris Goddard. Collapsible kayaks played a key role in highly secret operations.
  • With the Partisans by Peter Monteath. Two Australian former prisoners fought with the Partisans in northern Italy and for British Special Operations Executive.
  • With the Dayaks in Borneo by Robyn Van Dyk. Air-dropped into enemy-held territory, a small Allied force prepared the way for the final assault.
  • Aussies in the Arctic by David Sutton. An RAAF squadron played a small role in the delicate diplomacy in the Second World War.
  • Troopers, not trackers by Peter Bakker and Thomas Rogers. There is not proof that Indigenous men went to the Boer War as trackers.
  • Plus regular features including Reflections, Mail Call and Book Reviews.

Magazine, illustrated throughout, 72 pages.

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