Wartime Issue 24

Spring 2003

Shooting War: Two Australian's battlefield photography

  • Reflections by Steve Gower.  
    The Director of the Australian War Memorial's comment
  • 1993: year of the peacekeeper by Peter Londey.  
    Ten years ago, Australians were involved in peacekeeping operations across the globe.
  • For services rendered by Phillip Dutton.  
    The story behind a Christmas card sent to an Australian tunnelling company in 1917.
  • Striking by night by Peter Burness.  
    A new exhibition tells the story of “G for George” and “Black Thursday”.
  • Standoff at Ziza by Damien Fenton.  
    The night Australian and Turkish soldiers stood together against a common foe.
  • Attack from within by Ashley Ekins.  
    A “fragging” incident at Fire Support Base Bravo … what did happen?
  • Charlie and Joan by Peter Stanley.  
    Charles Bean’s cousin reveals a different side to the historian.
  • Spectacle preserved by Ian Hodges.  
    Frank Hurley and Hubert Wilkins were adventurers who recorded the Australians fighting in the First World War.
  • Captured in colour by Nola Anderson.  
    A photo-essay of rarely seen colour photographs from the First World War.
  • First drop by Garth Pratten.  
    Australian Parachute landings of artillery at Nadzab in New Guinea.
  • Turning the tide by Mark Johnston.  
    Bitter fighting in New Guinea during September–October 1943.
  • The Kelly Gang reborn by Peter Dean.  
    The first Australian mounted unit to see active service in the Second World War.
  • Propaganda artist by Robert Crawford. 
    Harry J. Weston created war posters that stirred a nation.
  • Australia’s lost “Kitchener” by Ross McMullin.  
    The story of Tom Elliott and his fate at Fromelles in 1916.
  • A small irony of war by Robert Nichols.  
    HMAS Pioneer saw more action than any other Australian ship in the First World War.
  • Eyewitness by Keith Hooper       
    The sinking of the Costa Rica
  • Plus regular features, including book reviews, letters and Memorial news.

Cover image of Wartime 24

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