Wartime Issue 32

Spring 2005

HEROES: Coolness - Control - Endurance - Audacity - Decision

  • Reflections by Steve Gower.  
    The Director of the Australian War Memorial's comment
  • Inspirational Bravery by Peter Burness.  
    How brave men inspire others.
  • Weary Dunlop: emblematic prisoner by Peter Stanley.  
    Explaining the fame of Australia’s most prominent prisoner of war.
  • ‘Miracle’ worker by Ian Warden.  
    A remarkable woman ran canteens for Australian soldiers.
  • The last hours of the Red Baron by Thomas Alured Faunce.  
    Australians’ role in this famous First World War incident.
  • The ridge and the river by Donald Lawie.  
    Fierce fighting on Bougainville in early 1945.
  • Robert Nimmo by Peter Londey.  
    Australia's most successful peacekeeping observer ever.
  • ‘No lipstick, no rouge, no dancing in uniform’ by Jennifer Coombes.  
    Olive King made herself useful during the First World War.
  • A disappointing hero by Craig Wilcox.  
    There is more to being a hero than performing heroic deeds.
  • An unfamiliar face of the enemy by Rosalind Hearder.  
    Not every prisoner-of-war guard was brutal.
  • Caring for the past by Anne-Marie Condé.  
    How the record of Australian war experience came down to us.
  • A shoebox of memories by Kenneth R. Peacock.  
    The story of a First World War soldier’s life.
  • The Bomber Command memorial 
    • Excerpt from No moon tonight by Don Charlwood 
    • The Bomber Command sculpture by Claire Baddeley
  • Shared experience by Peter Stanley and Lola Wilkins.  
    A new international exhibition of Second World War art.
  • Horse husbandry on the Western Front by Jim Noble.  
    ‘Equine forces’ a deciding factor.
  • The last Boer War centenary by Craig Wilcox.  
    A soldier’s final journey home.
  • Eyewitness: Defender of liberty, honour and freedom by Lieutenant Percy Blythe, MM
  • Plus regular features, including book reviews, letters and Memorial news.

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