Donaldson VC: Exclusive Interview
- ‘Recock and refigure’ by Peter Pedersen.
Australia’s latest VC winner recently spoke to Memorial historians about his experiences in Afghanistan.
- History under fire by Ashley Ekins.
On the topic of injuries and wounds in military history.
- The Victoria Cross in Australia by Peter Burness.
The award for valour has a distinguished history.
- From Howse to Donaldson by Peter Pedersen.
For many years some acts of great bravery under fire did not count when it came to awarding Victoria Crosses.
- Cool art from a hot zone by Warwick Heywood.
Two war artists have produced original creations from the current war zones.
- Habbaniya Cemetery’s Australian connections by Marcus Fielding.
The Australian war graves at Habbaniya reflect the long struggles of Iraqi history.
- Tools of the trade by Garth O’Connell.
Weapons and equipment used – or faced – by Australian forces in the Middle East are new, advanced and hi-tech.
- The arms of black melancholy by Aaron Pegram.
Australian prisoners captured on the Western Front in April 1917 were subjected to brutal German treatment.
- Gallipoli’s first day by Harvey Broadbent.
Research by Macquarie University and the Australian War Memorial into Turkish archives is revealing new evidence about the Gallipoli campaign.
- Australians over Dieppe by Andrew Arthy.
In August 1942 two Australian fighter pilots took part in the hectic air fighting over Dieppe.
- A letter from Long Tan by Chris Roberts.
The story behind the making of a stunning new film in the Vietnam War gallery.
- Masters of the static war by Susan Ramage.
Remembering Ian Hutchison and 1RAR, Korea 1951–52.
- ‘I’d had it in mind...’ by Andrew Jack.
How a tree from Lone Pine came to be at the Memorial.
- Pigeons in the Second World War by Andrew Gray.
The exploits of these birds even won them awards.
- Plus regular features including Reflections, Mail Call and Book Reviews
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