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Wartime Magazine (Summer 2019) - The war at sea
- Not all at sea by Christopher Bell. Churchill's combative spirit as a strategist did not always bring success, but it could prove crucial.
- Not lightly forgotten by Hannah Viney. The evacuation of Crete in 1941 pushed the men of the RAN to the limit.
- Storming the beaches by Karl James. Amphibious operations contributed to the success of the Allies in the South West Pacific Area during the Second World War.
- The RAN in the Middle East by David Stevens. The RAN has contributed to the work of Coalition forces in the Arabian Gulf.
- Frontier warfare across the sea by Craig Wilcox. Australian colonial conflicts saw a projection of naval power from Sydney to New Zealand.
- The men behind the guns by Wes Olsen. In the ferocious encounter between the Sydney and the Emden, gunners were also on the receiving end.
- Crossed over the ocean for freedom by Blake Singley. In 1981 the aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne was involved in a rescue at sea by night.
- Nurse at Bergen-Belsen by Emma Campbell. An experienced Australian nurse served at the infamous camp.
- In the service of the nation by Cameron Ross. Lieutenant Grieve left his mark fighting in the war in South Africa.
- Plus regular features including Reflections, Collection Insights, In the Picture, Spinning the Reels, and The Last Post.
Magazine, illustrated throughout, 72 pages.
The battle of Boucaut Bay by Craig Wilcox. Two years before the Second World War an Australian patrol boat opened fire on Japanese pearling luggers....
One of a kind by Ross McMullin. Australian Jack Carroll belatedly turned up at Buckingham Palace to be presented with his VC by King George. The AN...