Wartime Issue 50 - 2010
It has long been believed that Australian troops faced machine-guns at ANZAC Cove, but is it another myth?
By Chris Roberts
Was the 1st Australian Division’s first commander a good general or a dud?
By Peter Pedersen
The AIF needed senior British officers until Australians of suitable rank, training and experience became available.
By Peter Burness
The evacuation of ANZAC
After a disastrous campaign, a brilliant deception was carried off with great success.
By Robyn Van Dyk
Digging in and holding on
A newly created panorama, featured inside our cover, gives a remarkable view of Gallipoli.
By Patricia Sabine
See the separate photos used in the panorama
A real Bastard
A man with an unfortunate name left a vivid account of Gallipoli.
By Lachlan Coleman
The scourge of Bomber Command
An ace Nachtjäger pilot had extraordinary success against Allied bombers.
By Phillip Bradley
“It is Fritz’s fault. He will do these dastardly tricks.”
By Elizabeth Stewart
A Kittyhawk pilot in Italy
An Australian fighter bomber pilot flew 119 missions in the Mediterranean, including a raid on a German airfield in Italy.
By Andrew Arthy
Mud and dust
The machinery of war is part of the human story.
By Mike Cecil
With Collins in the Med
How a talented officer led HMAS Sydney in a great battle.
By Tom Lewis
- Reflections: Comments from Australian War Memorial Director Steve Gower
- Mail call
- Briefing Military snippets
- Who? What? Where? When? Can you provide information?
- Military intelligence A test of your knowledge
- Australian War Memorial news
- Book reviews
- Friends of the Memorial