• 1942 the world at war: Midway, Milne Bay, Kokoda, El Alamein, Stalingrad

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    • Coral Sea, Midway and after by Jonathan Parshall. Japanese planning created crucial errors.
    • Australia's Thermopylae? by Peter Williams. Were Australians on the Kokoda Trail really outnumbered?
    • General Clowes of Milne Bay by Karl James. Milne Bay was Japan's first land defeat of the war, but its victor won few laurels.
    • Lying doggo and waiting by Shane Casey. Australians struggled against Japanese tanks at Milne Bay.
    • Disaster at Savo Island by Richard Pelvin. The Japanese surprised the Allied fleet after the landings on Guadalcanal.
    • Teamwork at Alamein by Mark Johnston. Australians joined Dominion forces to win a desert victory.
    • Stalingrad seventy years on by Richard Overy. Immense sacrifice achieved a turning point in the war.
    • The "Marco Polo" diggers by Lachlan Grant.


    • Australian Yanks by Lenore Heath. Men of all ages found a place to serve with the American small ships section.
    • Making arms for the nation by Justin Hewitt. An essential home front industry should not be forgotten.
    • Making their mark again by Marcus Fielding. After the First World War, Australian soldiers showed their sporting prowess.
    • The soldiers' photographer by Emma Campbell. Denis Gibbons and the Vietnam War.
    • Tribute to Steve Gower A farewell to Steve Gower, Director of the Australian War Memorial