Wartime magazine issue 90

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Wartime Magazine (Autumn 2020) - War in the Air

Featured articles:

  • Maximum effort by Aaron Pegram. A devastating raid by more than a thousand aircraft was a watershed moment for RAF Bomber Command.
  • Crash eyewitness by Koenraad Dumoulin. Shortly before D-Day, a Lancaster bomber crashed into a Belgian village. The author’s father was there for the aftermath.
  • Bombing Darwin 1942 by Thomas J. Rogers. A successful Japanese raid on the morning of 19 February 1942 caught the Allied forces unprepared.
  • Looking for trouble by Ashley Ekins. Operation Hammersley penetrated the Viet Cong stronghold in the Long Hai hills, but at a high cost.
  • Over the peninsula by Ashleigh Brown. The Royal Naval Air Service provided valuable assistance to the fleet and troops on the ground in the Gallipoli campaign.
  • Ross Smith's war by Michael Molkentin. Service in the light horse and the Australian Flying Corps prepared Smith for the first flight from England to Australia.
  • Painting on the battlefields by Margaret Hutchison. In the First World War, sharing the experience of the soldier shaped the work of official war artists.
  • Artist in the trenches by Ann Ashton. Napier Waller served with the artillery in the First World War, but that was not the only influence on his art.
  • Animals in war by Meleah Hampton. Australians have had a long history of fighting alongside animals.
  • Plus regular features including Reflections, Collection Insights, In the Picture, Spinning the Reels, and The Last Post.


Magazine, illustrated throughout, 72 pages.

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