Wartime Issue 1

Summer 1998

BYWAYS TO HELL: the Ballte for Passchendaele

  • From the Director
    A message from the director of the Australian War Memorial
  • May Tilton
    An Australian nurse at Ypres
  • Sergeant Eric Tate
    Missing in action, Ypres, 1917
  • The Menin Gate Memorial
    Memorial to the missing, Ieper, Belgium
  • Passchendaele
    Further reading
  • Obituary
    Private Robert Comb, 1900-1997
  • Will Dyson
    Wartime artist
  • A home-grown Mosquito
    Reconnaissance aircraft of the 2nd World War
  • The Australian charge at Beersheba, 1917
    Is the photograph genuine or staged?
  • The history behind the art
    Events in New Guinea depicted in Ivor Hele's art
  • The first United Nations peacekeepers
    The first observers in the field were Australians
  • Lachlan Macquarie's sword
    The sword carried by the Governer of the Colony of New South Wales, 1810-1821
  • Material records of war
    Shrapnel fragment a link with danger faced by merchant seamen
  • Plus regular features, including Reflections, Mail Call, and book reviews.

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