Wartime Issue 54 - 2011
Tobruk's defiant defenders withstood repeated enemy attack, endured searing heat and dust storms, and created a legend.
By Karl James
The Grecian disaster
The ill-fated Greek campaign was one long withdrawal.
By Karl James
Australians made a valiant contribution to the air war over Greece.
By Greg Gilbert
Courage amid chaos
The Greek people supported Australian troops through the harshest times.
By Maria Hill
Changes in technology aided the vision of war photographer George Silk.
By Ally Roche
Jump onto Retimo airfield
German paratroopers in Crete got more than they bargained for.
By Brad Manera
A star over Crete?
Recognition for service on Crete has been a complex and sensitive issue.
By Anthony Staunton
The evacuation of Greece was a tough test for the Australian navy.
By Richard Pelvin
Tragedy of two brothers
Their letters reveal extraordinary deeds by ordinary soldiers in the Great War.
By Peter Burness
War artist at work
Frank Norton captured the act of serving in war.
By Bridie Macgillicuddy
Out from the trenches
Varied fates awaited Victoria Cross-holders when they returned to civilian life after the Great War.
By Craig Blanche
Australia's newest Victoria Cross
Another story emerges from Afghanistan.
By Elizabeth Stewart
- 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