Wartime Magazine Issue 18
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Villain or Victim? The Breaker Morant controversy
- Reflections by Steve Gower.
The Director of the Australian War Memorial's comment
- Kokoda commanders by David Horner.
Australian senior commanders on the Kokoda Trail, 1942.
- Villains or victims?
One hundred years on, the debate over the execution of Bushveldt Carbineers Harry Breaker Morant and Peter Handcock refuses to go away.
- The shy VC by Les Hetherington.
An Australian is commemorated by a memorial at Wellington Barracks in London.
- Without question, a hero by Ashley Ekins.
The recent controversy around the first Australian Victoria Cross of the Vietnam War.
- The battles for Bullecourt by Peter Burness.
Eighty-five years ago, Australian soldiers began a terrible struggle in France.
- Australians in the air war over Malta by Lex McAulay.
The vital role of Australian fighter pilots in the defence of Malta during 1942.
- Dogs of war by Elizabeth Stewart.
The story of the canines and their handlers in the Combat Tracker Teams during the Vietnam War.
- Behind the mask of duty by Laura Back.
Stella Bowen created a distinctive style of portraiture to reveal the private and public worlds of those who served.
- Gallipoli on film by George Imashev.
The only surviving film footage of the Gallipoli campaign.
- Forgotten assault by David Stevens.
A Japanese submarine shelled Western Australia in 1943 but nobody noticed.
- The HawkesburyNepean frontier war by John Connor.
An early clash between Governor Macquaries troops and Aborigines.
- Lumbago Jack: Minister for Austerity by Ross McMullin.
Remembering John Dedman, the minister notorious for his wartime austerity measures.
- In the steps of Monash by Mark Johnston.
A school tour to Gallipoli and the Western Front.
- Eyewitness: Escape from Crete by S. L. Carroll.
A soldier, a 16-foot boat and 350 miles to cover.
- The kindness of strangers by Robbie Braithwaite.
The good deeds of the Australian Comforts Fund remembered.
Newsletter of the australian War Memorial ANZAC Foundation
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