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Gallipoli: the August Offensive

The events between the 1915 Gallipoli landings and the final evacuation have been largely overlooked. This issue sets out to redress this imbalance.

A chain of disasters

The battle at Lone Pine was only part ofa series of attacks in August 1915.

By PETER BURNESS

The August offensive at ANZAC

A re-examination of the strategy behind these famous battles.

By ROBIN PRIOR

Bloody Ridge: the assault on Lone Pine

Questions remain over whether the seizing of Lone Pine was a tragic miscalculation.

By ASHLEY EKINS

Chunuk Bair: A New Zealand epic

The New Zealanders’ assault on Chunuk Bair was not a lost opportunity.

By IAN McGIBBON

Gallipoli revisited: a journey to the battlefields, 1919

When the war was over, Charles Bean’s major work was just beginning.

BY JANDA GOODING

Nolan: the first great drama

A little-known series of paintings on the Gallipoli campaign was inspired by the story of ancient Greek heroes.

By LOLA WILKINS

A quiet hero

Already a hero of the Antarctic, a gifted man’s life was wasted at Gallipoli.

By Peter Burness

The Agent Orange story is not over

Sceptics should not be allowed the last word on the medical problems of Vietnam veterans.

By Graham Walker

Not all heroes

Determined to be a part of the Great War, Trooper Britten of the 8th Light Horse Regiment had a brief but troubled life of military indiscipline.

By Michael Hammerston

The spirit of the bayonet

An outdated weapon still played an important psychological role during the First World War.

By Aaron Pegram

Out of the line of fire

Some of our best-known artists took part in a unique training scheme after the Second World War.

By Deborah Beck

An Australian ‘Scarlet Pimpernel’

A little-known group of Chinese spies, organised and led by an Australian, operated behind Japanese lines in occupied China during the Second World War.

By Stuart Braga

Shooting gallery: G-George over Germany

Letters from Adrian Marks, a crew member on a Lancaster bomber, tell of the drama of bombing raids over Germany.

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