Wartime magazine issue 85

Official magazine of the Australian War Memorial SHOP:1328272785

Wartime Magazine (Summer 2019) - Aftermath of war

Featured articles:

  • Feeding the troops on victory by Aaron Pegram. More than half of Australia's Victoria Crosses were awarded on the Western Front.
  • The art of war by Mark Whitmore. Landscape artist Arthur Streeton had a keen eye for painting technology and its use in war.
  • Bringing the boys home by Meleah Hampton. The end of the First World War meant that a huge and complicated task had to begin.
  • Casualties of war by Craig Tibbits. Medical legacies could persist for a lifetime.
  • William Murray and the Coniston Massacre by Thomas James Rogers. A returned soldier's frontier crimes.
  • "Conditions rotten" by Lachlan Grant and Garth O'Connell. Stories of Indigenous Australian prisoners in the Second World War are emerging.
  • Meet Walter Steilberg by Philippa Scarlett. The man who never gave up.
  • Down the Buin Road by Karl James. Sweat, mud, fatigue, stress, fear, and constant patrolling: such was the Australian infantrymen's war on Bougainville in 1945.
  • Coastal sacrifice by David Sutton. Fatalities in Coastal Command during the Second World War.
  • Australians in Coastal Command by Jessica Urwin. The Luftwaffe were not the only enemy.
  • Plus regular features including Reflections, Collection Insights, In the Picture, and The Last Post.

Magazine, illustrated throughout, 72 pages.

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