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    Contents

    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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