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    Reflections Steve Gower
    The Director of the Australian War Memorial's comment

    Letters to the editor

    Farewell, once more Peter Stanley
    Pain and pride as Australians go to war

    Sacred emblem Lee Kinsella
    Four famous Longstaff paintings on display for the first time

    Firefly down! Peter Vickridge
    A sortie flown by Navy airmen from HMAS Sydney during the Korean War led to an amazing rescue

    The power of myth Brian P. Farrell
    Reality explodes the legends surrounding the fall of Singapore in 1942

    Short-lived menace Robert Nichols
    Sixty years ago the world was shocked when Japanese planes sank Prince of Wales and Repulse

    Sabres in Sydney Craig Wilcox
    An historic painting in need of restoration

    Ultimate sacrifice Ross McMullin
    A remarkable young soldier captured the imagination of Brigadier General "Pompey" Elliott

    Reminders of violent times Peter Burness
    Corbie, an ancient place of pilgrimage beside the Somme, is the resting place for many Australian soldiers

    Air war over Australia Chris Coulthard-CIark
    The Japanese had more than Darwin in their sights when they attacked Australia in 1942

    An Australian at Hamburger Hill Chris Coulthard-CIark with Max Kelly
    A Vietnam veteran recalls a little-known connection with a famous battle

    Young and lost at Sandakan Bernie Gaynor
    A young soldier's very short war

    Eyewitness: Josef Holman
    An Australian in the defence of Prague

    The train now arriving … Mark Whitmore
    The Memorial gets up steam with an important addition to its collection from the Great War

    The WAAAF Carolyn Newman
    Remembering the women who served between 1941 and 1947

    Bridge of life and hope Ian Wing
    Australian peacekeepers solve a local crisis in East Timor
    "H" detachment Sparrow Force at Viqueque, 1942. By Brad Manera

    My year at the Memorial T. A. G. Hungerford
    A past editor recalls his time at the Memorial after the Second World War

    Pedigree Hudson lands at Canberra David Vincent
    The story behind a recently acquired aircraft in ANZAC Hall
    Piloting a butcher's shop. By Chris Goddard

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