Wartime Magazine Issue 25
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Battle of Berlin
- Reflections by Steve Gower.
The Director of the Australian War Memorial's comment
- Mine menace by Elizabeth Stewart.
Despite losing limbs and eyesight, two Vietnam veterans became an inspiration to others.
- The unknown Australian soldier by Ashley Ekins.
One man we will never know represents the sacrifice of 102,000 Australians.
- Women in wartime by Anne-Marie Condé.
A pictorial essay.
- Brothers courageous by Sandy Clugston.
Following personal tragedy, the orphaned Parsons boys went on to give distinguished military service.
- The battle of Berlin by Daniel Oakman.
Bomber Command had long awaited the plan to attack the ‘Big City’ and when the time came there were many surprises.
- One Big Unit by Peter Stanley.
The mixed crews in Bomber Command did not diminish national loyalties.
- The protectors by Richard Pelvin.
Eight RAN corvettes played an important part in the invasion of Sicily.
- Sympathetic censor by Tony Cunneen.
Austin Fenton was an unusual watchdog. He helped correspondents get the story.
- The war in Iraq by Joanne Smedley and Claire Baddeley.
Official artist Lewis Miller and official photographer David Dare Parker record the Australian contribution to the Second Gulf War.
- Valour in the Markham Valley by Brad Manera.
Private Richard Kelliher, court-martialled for cowardice, went on to win a VC.
- Forgotten hero by Max Chamberlain.
Walter David (“Karri”) Davies was a humble soldier whose satisfaction was serving the empire.
- The two Harry Freames by Chris Clark.
A remarkable father and son each served in a world war, and each suffered an unusual fate.
- First ANZAC heroes by Barry Clissold.
The men awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal on Gallipoli set a high standard of courage for a young nation in its first major engagement.
- Bean’s history by Peter Stanley.
The Australian official history of the First World War is now available on the internet.
Harry Wright’s letter from Gallipoli.
- Plus regular features, including book reviews, letters and Memorial news.