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

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    Inspirational Bravery Peter Burness
    How brave men inspire others.

    Weary Dunlop: emblematic prisoner Peter Stanley
    Explaining the fame of Australia’s most prominent prisoner of war.

    ‘Miracle’ worker Ian Warden
    A remarkable woman ran canteens for Australian soldiers.

    The last hours of the Red Baron Thomas Alured Faunce
    Australians’ role in this famous First World War incident.

    The ridge and the river Donald Lawie
    Fierce fighting on Bougainville in early 1945.

    Robert Nimmo Peter Londey
    Australia's most successful peacekeeping observer ever.

    ‘No lipstick, no rouge, no dancing in uniform’ Jennifer Coombes
    Olive King made herself useful during the First World War.

    A disappointing hero Craig Wilcox
    There is more to being a hero than performing heroic deeds.

    An unfamiliar face of the enemy Rosalind Hearder
    Not every prisoner-of-war guard was brutal.

    Caring for the past Anne-Marie Condé
    How the record of Australian war experience came down to us.

    A shoebox of memories 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 Peter Stanley and Lola Wilkins
    A new international exhibition of Second World War art.

    Horse husbandry on the Western Front Jim Noble
    ‘Equine forces’ a deciding factor.

    The last Boer War centenary Craig Wilcox
    A soldier’s final journey home.

    Eyewitness: Defender of liberty, honour and freedom
    Lieutenant Percy Blythe, MM

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