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    Reflections Steve Gower
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    Hell trip home Chris Clark
    Not all casualties of war happen on the battle field.

    ‘Combo’ Smith James Hurst
    A quick-witted private broke the tension on the first ANZAC day.

    The big guns Peter Burness
    Australian heavy artillery in First World War.

    Men from Snowy River Dianne Rutherford
    The story of a famous First World War recruitment march.

    Honkytonk man Peter Londey
    The sole Australian in a novice Halifax bomber crew piloted 50 operations with out being hit.

    ‘Tough and dangerous work’ Peter Londey
    The mine clearance divers of AUSCDT Three led the way in Iraq.

    At the front
    Defence photographers cover the war in Iraq.

    Australians in D-Day Simone Sharpe
    History’s largest multinational military operation involved more than those at the landing.

    Er Regima – Baptism of fire Alec Hill
    The AIF’s first fight with the German army in Hitler’s war.

    Flying with eagles Steven Bullard
    A determined Japanese journalist joined an air raid on Darwin in January 1943.

    Darwin dreaming Robin Gerster
    Exploring Second World War sites in Australia’s Top End.

    The Ex–Prisoner of War Memorial Keith Hooper
    A new national memorial to ex-prisoners of war in Ballarat.

    The burden of grief Anne-Marie Condé
    A sister’s battle to protect the memory of her ‘inexpressibly dear’ brother.

    “A” Battery Field Artillery Humphrey McQueen
    A colonial painting by Tom Roberts.

    A casualty of change Peter Burness
    Formation sign badges were a feature of the new post-war army’s uniforms.

    Max Gilbert remembers ‘the blast’.

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