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    Reflections Steve Gower
    The Director of the Australian War Memorial discusses what’s happening at the Memorial

    Letters

    Bradbury Aircraft Hall – Air power in the Pacific 1941–53
    A bold new exhibition opens at the Memorial

    HMAS Sydney and Sea Fury operations in the Korean War Benjamin Evans
    Australia’s only carrier-based combat operations

    Leslie Knox: Australian pilot at Coral Sea David Crotty
    Why the US Navy honoured a Brisbane-born pilot

    One Wirraway’s war David Crotty
    Life and times of an extraordinary aircraft

    The RAAF’s 80% loss raid – Kema,12 January 1942 Murray Moore
    Hudson bombers no match for Zeros

    Bomber crash Kelly Squires
    Fiery inspiration

    Colour patches of the Australian Army David Chinn
    Valued more than any decoration

    “The slopes first rushed”: North Beach, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915 Richard Reid
    The birth of ANZAC

    “Such is glory ...”: the 7th Battalion at Lone Pine Ross McMullin
    Four VCs in one battle – but at what cost?

    Bomba Tepe, 29 August,1915 Brad Manera
    Explosive conflict in Australia’s last great offensive on Gallipoli

    A calligrapher’s Gallipoli

    Training for Operation Bel Isi, Bougainville Bob Breen
    Building cultural bridges

    Experiences of a monitor on Bougainville, 1998 Lloyd Broderick
    Walking the hills for peace

    Experiences of a monitor on Bougainville, 2000 Poppy Wenham
    An end to past conflict, rebuilding for the future

    Australian War Memorial news

    Obituary - Vivian Bullwinkel Madeleine Chaleyer
    Tribute to Australia’s best-known nurse

    Reviews

    Despatches