Wartime Issue 12

Spring 2000

The fight for an Australian army

  • Reflections by Steve Gower.  
    The Director of the Australian War Memorial discusses what’s happening at the Memorial
  • Divided we stand by Craig Wilcox.  
    Birth of the Australian federal army
  • A marvel and an inspiration by Nick Fletcher.  
    Meysey Hammond
  • Mackay's "Ringers" by Peter Burness.  
    Spirit of the bush
  • Savige saviour by Ross Lloyd.  
    Heroism in the Persian desert
  • Escape from Gallipoli by Ross McMullin.  
    Stealth and drip-rifle buy time for evacuation
  • "One ilan man" by Vanessa Seekee.  
    The Torres Strait Light Infantry
  • A bold risk by Peter Stanley.  
    The capture of Kaiapit
  • Forgotten field by Stephen Wilks.  
    Jakarta war cemetery
  • Battle of broken bridge by Benjamin Evans.  
    3RAR's dash into North Korea
  • Sculptor of choice by Cristy Gilbert.  
    Ray Ewers' contributions to the Memorial
  • Schrapnel cut short an exemplary career by Benjamin Evans.  
    Lieutenant Colonel C.H. Green (1919-1950)
  • Plus regular features, including Reflections, Mail Call, and book reviews.

Cover image of Wartime 12

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