Wartime magazine issue 65

January 2014 SHOP:1328272865

The Boer War: The significance of an early conflict.

  • Building an Imperial army by Stephen Badsey. The Empire had a significant role in the development of the first British army before the First World War.
  • An Empire at war by Craig Wilcox. 20,000 Australians fought in the Boer War – because the British Empire called them.
  • Why does the Boer War matter? By Jean Bou. The significance of an early conflict.
  • Feeding victory by Lachlan Coleman. Sir Cedric Stanton Hicks transformed the quality of army rations.
  • Kaiser Cartoons by Richard Scully. Political cartoons in the First World War stoked public outrage towards the enemy.
  • The Salvo on the trail by Emma Campbell. Salvation Army chaplain Albert Moore helped shape the memory of the Kokoda Trail.
  • The front-line Chateau by Lachlan Coleman. Far from a chateau, Major General William Holmes died in action near Messines.
  • Un unfortunate case by Meleah Hampton. Corporal Harkus’s fame led him to South Africa.
  • The vanishing Captain by David Wilson. Mystery surrounds the fate of Albert Edward Harrison, a Boer War veteran.
  • Making do by Chris Goddard. Improvisation crops up across the Memorial’s collection.

Plus regular features, including book reviews, letters, and Memorial news.

Magazine, illustrated throughout, 73 pages.

 

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