60th Anniversary of the end of the Second World War
- Reflections by Helen Withnell.
The Acting Director of the Australian War Memorial's comment
- The last raid by John White.
Beauforts in the last RAAF action of the war.
- The ‘lucky’ ship by Robert Nichols.
The RAN’s last major action of the war.
- Soldier of ‘utmost courage’: Diver Derrick by Peter Stanley.
Tarakan was one of the final bloody campaigns of the Pacific war.
- DISCUSSION: The end of the war by Garth Pratten, Tom Lewis and Chris Clark.
Eminent historians respond to our questions.
- DISCUSSION: Dropping the bomb by Gar Alperovitz, Peter Stanley and Teruko Blair.
On the 60th anniversary two historians and a Hiroshima survivor reflect on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
- Winning the peace by Craig Wilcox.
How the war changed Australia.
- Accepting the Japanese surrender by Eric Carpenter.
An iconic photograph reveals an Australian commander’s attitudes toward his foe.
- The humiliation of defeat by Steven Bullard.
A Japanese surrender on Bougainville.
- Ambush at Manggar by Mark Johnston.
Grim fighting at Balikpapan in the final days of the war.
- The birth of a remarkable institution by Peter Londey.
The San Francisco UN conference, 1945.
- Roy and Nancy by Vanessa Seekee.
The only wedding in the Torres Strait during the Second World War.
- Code war by Chris Clark.
The story of Central Bureau.
- The campaign for Crete: May 1941 by Al Palazzo.
A brief but vicious battle.
- Looking back by Carla Marchant.
A Canberra artist offers a retrospective interpretation.
- Traitor or unsung patriot by Steven Bullard.
Court martial of an Australian for treachery at the end of the war.
- Eyewitness: ‘If you didn’t scrounge, you died’
- Eddie Gilbert recalls his time in Tan Tui prisoner-of-war camp.
- Plus regular features, including book reviews, letters and Memorial news.
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