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    The Great siege

    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

    Unacknowledged heroes

    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

    The personal view

    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

    Operation demon

    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

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