Wartime Magazine Issue 20
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Tet Turning Point
- Reflections by Steve Gower
- Moment of sacrifice by Chris Davidson
A dramatic second in the exploits of Bomber Command is frozen on film.
- Tet turning point by Chris Coulthard-Clark
One event broke the military deadlock and changed the Vietnam War.
- Myths of the Vietnam War by Lex McAulay
There are many stories but they are not all true.
- Kokoda heroes by David Horner
The Japanese threat to Australia was exposed in the jungles of Papua.
- Kokoda: a forgotten tragedy by Steve Bullard
The attackers faced unexpected problems along the Kokoda Trail.
- Roff’s war by Chris Goddard
The Australians were surprised when they captured a wayward German messenger in 1918.
- When art became a weapon by Ann Elias
Australian camouflage techniques in the South-West Pacific in 1943 became text-book achievements.
- Hero four times over by Graeme Beveridge
A humble stretcher-bearer with the AIF became a hero four times over.
- The loss of HMAS Yarra by Daniel Oakman
The attack of a small convoy in March 1942 produced one of the bravest acts in our military history.
- A ‘damnable struggle’ for hope by Nola Anderson
Ray Parkin battled the odds to record some of the finer aspects of the Burma– Thailand Railway.
- How Grady cleared the gun by David Pearson
One man’s bravery during the Crimean War.
- Australia’s ‘urgent imperial service’ by Daniel Oakman
The AN&MEF in the Great War.
- Were they the first? by Robin Pennock
The war arrived in South Australia when mine clearance men were killed in 1941.
- Australians in the Berlin Airlift by Chris Coulthard-Clark
The RAF was short of experienced aircrew for a mammoth air airlift and welcomed an offer of help.
- War brides break barriers by Keiko Tamura
After 50 years, a loyal group of women have established new bonds.
- Art and war in Japan by Charlotte Sarossy
A 17-year-old artist’s view of Pearl Harbor.
- One man’s war in New Guinea by Josh Brown
An air gunner’s letter to his father.
Newsletter of the Australian War Memorial ANZAC Foundation
- Plus regular features, including book reviews, letters and Memorial news.