Wartime Magazine

Wartime magazine issue 79

Winter 2017

War in the Mediterranean

Featured articles:

  • First Alamein: Ruin Ridge by Nicole Townsend. Unexpected losses and operational failures on the final line of defence in Egypt 1942.
  • Command, leadership and morale by Jonathan Fennell. The controversial conflict in North Africa.
  • The RAAF in Italy by Chris Clark. Australian aircrews helped liberate Italy, from the invasion in 1943 until the campaign's end.
  • Mediterranean strategies: 1940-1943 by Simon Ball. Strategic thinking about the war in the Mediterranean could be complex and contradictory.
  • Understanding the enemy by Tim Gellel. Intelligence exploitation at the Battle of Milne Bay.
  • "Let George do it!" by Chris Goddard. The Faciat Georgius medal has a curious history and is a true rarity, especially in Australia.
  • The fighting Newfoundlanders by Peter Crabb. Remembering the small nation's sacrifice.
  • Plus regular features including Reflections, Mail Call and Book Reviews.

Magazine, illustrated throughout, 72 pages.

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