Wartime Magazine Issue 58

Autumn 2012

Supporting Gallipoli: Invention, nursing & generosity

  • Friends, sisters and pioneers by Robyn Siers.
    How women made their place in military nursing.
  • Portraits of angels by Alexandra Torrens.
    Nora Heyson painted nurses of a pioneer medevac unit.
  • "Any old place will do me after this" by Carlie Walker.
    The true grit of the nurses of Lemnos.
  • Portraits from Lemnos by Joanne Smedley.
    A trove of photographs reveals the personal stories of a field hospital. 
  • The one day of the year by Samantha Grosser.
    The Dawn Service tradition.
  • Fall from the sky by Craig Wilcox.
    The truth behind The Great Escape author's own story.
  • Gallipoli: The first photo? by James Hurst.
    A web of stories surrounds the man who may have taken it.
  • The father of invention by Gary Traynor.
    In the trenches on Gallipoli, a new angle was needed.
  • A view to Gallipoli by Emma Campbell.
    A woman in Cairo left a record of the campaign.
  • A fund of comforts by Suzanne McWha.
    Billy cans and plum puddings sent as gifts to Gallipoli.
  • Fred Howard's War by Brian Tennyson.
    A story of derring-do in France raises questions about credibility.
  • Vignacourt by Peter Burness.
    An important behind-the-lines centre for Australian troops.
  • Writing to the finish by David Horner.
    The final chapter in the history of Australia's most contentious war.

Wartime Magazine Issue 58

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