Normandy: the 70th anniversary of the landings at Normandy and the ensuing battle that ultimately liberated Europe from Nazism.
- The significance of Normandy by Robin Prior.
Long in the planning, much was at stake on D-Day.
- D-Day from go to woe by Antony Beevor.
The world’s greatest invasion had huge effects.
- Monty and D-Day by Nigel Hamilton.
How his biographer came to discover the crucial skills of a great commander.
- On the Great Crusade by Lachlan Grant.
Australian participation in Normandy and the liberation of Western Europe came at great cost.
- Spitfires on the continent by Karl James.
No. 453 Squadron, RAAF, was the only Australian unit to serve on the ground in Normandy. But this distinction came at a heavy cost.
- Keeping faith with the Devils by Michael Kelly.
Australians with No. 196 Squadron, RAF, ferried British paratroops on D-Day.
- A correspondent’s view by Emma Campbell.
Not everyone who landed in Normandy was a combatant.
- Operation Bagration by David Stahel.
As Normandy raged, the Red Army launched its greatest offensive.
- A long way from home by Bridie MacGillicuddy.
Artists in Europe during the Second World War.
- Plus regular features, including book reviews, letters, and Memorial news.