Wartime magazine issue 66 - April 2014
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.
Magazine, illustrated throughout, 73 pages. BUY NOW