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


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    Cowra breakout Anne-Marie Condé
    60th anniversary of the only mass breakout of prisoners in the history of the British empire.

    Two soldiers and a Vickers gun Brad Manera
    Two George Cross winners who died during the breakout.

    Australian officers in Normandy John Jackson
    A small group of Australian officers went to observe the D-Day landings.

    The butcher of Fromelles Ross McMullin
    Blustering incompetence was no barrier to promotion for one British commander.

    On the Western Front Peter Cochrane
    A photo essay.

    Rebirth of a city damned Carolyne Carter
    BCOF soldiers visit Hiroshima in 1947.

    Mesopotamian Half Flight Ian Hodges
    Australian airmen in what is now southern Iraq in 1915.

    A chateau in France Peter Burness
    Grand homes on the front line.

    Yeramba Steve Gower and Mike Cecil
    The story of Australia’s only self-propelled gun.

    Tragedy at An Nhut Elizabeth Stewart
    Three men killed by a mine in Vietnam.

    A war artist before his war Craig Wilcox
    Arthur Streeton in London looks forward to the war.

    The greater ‘truth’ Laura Back
    The art of commissioning sculpture.

    First in action Colin Jones
    Australia’s first warship in the Maori wars.

    Observer at large Peter Londey
    Keith Howard in UNTSO.

    Reflections on Rwanda Garth Pratten
    Veterans recall their service on the 10th anniversary of Australia’s mission to Rwanda.

    The path to Gallipoli.

    Military Intelligence

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