Wartime Magazine Issue 38
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GALLIPOLI: Our ANZAC Myths Reviewed.
- Reflections by Steve Gower.
The Director of the Australian War Memorial's comment
- The real fight for Gallipoli by Peter Hart.
A British historian corrects some myths and misconceptions.
- Was Lone Pine worth it? by Rhys Crawley.
The battle at Lone Pine is remembered as Australia's most successful action on Gallipoli but not all who were there would agree.
- The Turkish perceptive by Harvey Broadbent.
Previously unexamined documents in the Turkish archives could lead to a reassessment of Australia's most famous campaign.
- Heroic sacrifice by Nigel Steel.
The 14th Sikhs attracted tributes for their valour and discipline from across the British Empire.
- No regrets by Peter Burness.
A 'stern and demanding' officer's name is forever linked to a disastrous charge.
- A clerk's eye view by Anne Marie Condé.
John Treloar waded ashore at the landing with a typewriter in one hand and a sheaf of paper in the other.
- What if...? by Nigel Steel.
Imagine the Gallipoli landing had succeeded - what then?
- In the cold light of dawn by Kerry Neale.
While the significance of the dawn service continues to grow, questions remain over its origins in Australia.
- An ANZAC's pay book by Donald Lawie.
A pay book and a diary trace a trail from Egypt to France and Belgium.
- French heroes in Sydney by John Ramsland.
A popular Sydney newspaper defined the heroic image of visiting allied soldiers.
- Partners in arms by Sven Knudsen.
The 90th anniversary of the military alliance between Australia and America.
- 'The toughest battle of all' by Craig Tibbitts.
A ghastly nightmare tested Australian soldiers to their limits.
- Crossing the Busu by Garth Pratten.
A raging torrent, enemy on the far bank, no boats, no bridges, no fords, and an operation that must proceed.
- Beauty in hell by Janda Gooding.
A war artist's 'brilliant little flashes' illuminate the landscapes of war.
- The Light Horse and the lady by John Connor.
A chance discovery brings to light paintings of the Light Horse in Egypt.
- Plus regular features, including book reviews, letters and Memorial news