Wartime Magazine Issue 29
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Life at the DAT
- Reflections by Steve Gower.
The Director of the Australian War Memorial's comment
- One of a kind by Ross McMullin.
An Australian belatedly turned up at Buckingham Palace to be presented with his VC by the King.
- The Anzac yarn by Peter Burness.
Australians back home delighted in a thrilling story from Gallipoli but it was mostly a myth that simply evaporated.
- Quinn’s Post: ‘The most critical position’ by Peter Stanley.
Extract from Peter Stanley’s latest book, Quinn’s Post, Anzac, Gallipoli, published by Allen & Unwin.
- Life at the Dat by Craig Wilcox.
Home could be surprisingly comfortable at the Vietnam military base.
- Bunker assault by Elizabeth Stewart.
A quilt made by the wife of a badly wounded National Serviceman serves as a tribute to Vietnam veterans.
- Photo-essay by Patricia Sabine.
A compilation by Patricia Sabine commemorates the life of renowned Second World War photographer George Silk.
- The finest ships in the fleet by Colin Jones.
The service of HMAS Anzac and Tobruk in the Korean War.
- Coming clean by Albert Palazzo.
Heading for home from Iraq involved more than simply packing a kitbag.
- The Kokoda myth by Steven Bullard.
Examining some misconceptions about the Japanese in New Guinea.
- An eye for an eye by Michael Tyquin.
Australian troops staged a public flogging of German nationals in Rabaul in 1914.
- The last stand at Wandumi by Phillip Bradley.
Determined Australians in New Guinea continued to fight against the odds.
- ‘Surry Hills can take it!’ by Brad Manera.
A new travelling exhibition looks at Australia at war.
- Love, loss and identity by Anne-Marie Condé.
A war memento stirs the imagination but offers no answers.
- Fighters over Greece by Alex Freeleagus.
The exploits of Australia’s forgotten Greek fighter aces.
- Voyage of despair by John Moremon.
Australian prisoners transported back to Germany in 1917.
The battle of Modder River. A NSW lancer’s experiences.
- Plus regular features, including book reviews, letters and Memorial news.