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

Conflict galleries
Prime Minister Kevin Rudd launches the Australian War Memorial’s new Conflicts 1945 to today galleries.

Mail call

Briefing Military snippets

Who? What? Where? When? Can you provide information?

Operation Michael
After defeating Russia, the German Army
threw everything it had at the Western
Front in an effort to end the war.
BY PETER HART

ANZAC Day at Villers-Bretonneux
Australians made a gallant contribution to
the turning of the war.
BY PETER BURNESS

Gallipoli: a Turkish view
There is a Turkish side to the Gallipoli
story as well.
BY DAVID W. CAMERON

Blackburn’s ‘place’
Arthur Seaforth Blackburn VC made an
auspicious debut on the field of battle.
BY ANDREW FAULKNER

War of the words
An Australian soldier helped Erich Maria
Remarque to world fame.
BY CHRISTINA SPITTEL

Homeward bound?
The First World War seemed to give
17 young Scots a chance to return home.
BY ELSPETH GRANT

Waving to strangers
Official cinematographer recounts
images from Iraq.
BY ROBERT NUGENT

Military intelligence
A test of your knowledge

Paying for the war
Almost as much effort was put into raising
money to pay for the First World War as
was put into recruiting soldiers.
BY KEN WRIGHT

Selling patriotism
Posters were the best advertisement for
First World War loan schemes.
BY LAURA WEBSTER

The Kaiser’s wreath
Lawrence was more in touch with Arab
sensibilities than was the Kaiser.
BY NIGEL STEEL

Man of might
Frank Berryman’s fearless and sometimes
unorthodox leadership was instrumental
in the Allied capture of Syria.
BY PETER DEAN

Pursuing Ben
Even an empty envelope can tell a story.
BY ANNE-MARIE CONDÉ

Escape from Greece
Just weeks after arriving in Greece,
two divisions of Australians and New
Zealanders were forced to evacuate.
BY PETER EWER

The Beaufort in New Guinea
Hardy bombers gave illustrious service to Australia.
BY MIKE NELMES

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