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


    Mall Call

    1993: year of the peacekeeper Peter Londey
    Ten years ago, Australians were involved in peacekeeping operations across the globe.

    For services rendered Phillip Dutton
    The story behind a Christmas card sent to an Australian tunnelling company in 1917.

    Striking by night Peter Burness
    A new exhibition tells the story of “G for George” and “Black Thursday”.

    Standoff at Ziza Damien Fenton
    The night Australian and Turkish soldiers stood together against a common foe.

    Attack from within Ashley Ekins
    A “fragging” incident at Fire Support Base Bravo … what did happen?

    Charlie and Joan Peter Stanley
    Charles Bean’s cousin reveals a different side to the historian.

    Spectacle preserved Ian Hodges
    Frank Hurley and Hubert Wilkins were adventurers who recorded the Australians fighting in the First World War.

    Captured in colour Nola Anderson
    A photo-essay of rarely seen colour photographs from the First World War.

    First drop Garth Pratten
    Australian Parachute landings of artillery at Nadzab in New Guinea.

    Turning the tide Mark Johnston
    Bitter fighting in New Guinea during September–October 1943.

    The Kelly Gang reborn Peter Dean
    The first Australian mounted unit to see active service in the Second World War.

    Propaganda artist Robert Crawford
    Harry J. Weston created war posters that stirred a nation.

    Australia’s lost “Kitchener” Ross McMullin
    The story of Tom Elliott and his fate at Fromelles in 1916.

    A small irony of war Robert Nichols
    HMAS Pioneer saw more action than any other Australian ship in the First World War.

    The sinking of the Costa Rica. By Keith Hooper

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