Wartime magazine issue 76

Spring 2016

Defending country: Indigenous service

  • Why did they serve? by Mick Dodson and Siobhan McDonnell.
    Facing entrenched discrimination, why did black diggers still enlist?
  • The Fighting Gunditjmara by Lachlan Grant.
    Indigenous people have fought for country and for nation, from frontier wars to world wars.
  • Against the act by Philippa Scarlett.
    It may have been illegal, but many Indigenous men fought for their country in the First World War.
  • Under the Kaiser's crescent moon by Aaron Pegram.
    Indigenous Australians in an unlikely prisoner-of-war camp.
  • Identify and recognise by Michael Bell.
    Discovering stories of Indigenous service.
  • The Flying Bunyips by Garth O'Connell.
    An American squadron that recognised the support of the Aboriginal community.
  • Double Diamonds by Karl James.
    Australia's first commandos.
  • Charles Bean's vision realised by Ashley Ekins.
    The shaping of the Australian War Memorial.
  • Plus regular features, including Reflections, Mail Call, and book reviews.

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