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    WARTIME Issue 46 - 2009 Buy now

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    Featured Articles:

    ‘Recock and refigure’
    Australia’s latest VC winner recently spoke to Memorial historians about his experiences in Afghanistan. By Peter Pedersen

    History under fire
    On the topic of injuries and wounds in military history.

    The Victoria Cross in Australia
    The award for valour has a distinguished history.
    By Peter Burness

    From Howse to Donaldson
    For many years some acts of great bravery under fire did not count when it came to awarding Victoria Crosses.
    By Peter Pedersen

    Cool art from a hot zone
    Two war artists have produced original creations from the current war zones.
    By Warwick Heywood

    Habbaniya Cemetery’s Australian connections
    The Australian war graves at Habbaniya reflect the long struggles of Iraqi history.
    By Marcus Fielding

    Tools of the trade
    Weapons and equipment used – or faced – by Australian forces in the Middle East are new, advanced and hi-tech.
    By Garth O’Connell

    The arms of black melancholy
    Australian prisoners captured on the Western Front in April 1917 were subjected to brutal German treatment.
    By Aaron Pegram

    Gallipoli’s first day
    Research by Macquarie University and the Australian War Memorial into Turkish archives is revealing new evidence about the Gallipoli campaign.
    By Harvey Broadbent

    Australians over Dieppe
    In August 1942 two Australian fighter pilots took part in the hectic air fighting over Dieppe.
    By Andrew Arthy

    A letter from Long Tan
    The story behind the making of a stunning new film in the Vietnam War gallery.
    By Chris Roberts

    Masters of the static war
    Remembering Ian Hutchison and 1RAR, Korea 1951–52.
    By Susan Ramage

    ‘I’d had it in mind...’
    How a tree from Lone Pine came to be at the Memorial.
    By Andrew Jack

    Pigeons in the Second World War
    The exploits of these birds even won them awards.
    By Andrew Gray

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