Wartime magazine issue 79

Winter 2017

War in the Mediterranean

  • First Alamein: Ruin Ridge by Nicole Townsend.
    Unexpected losses and operational failures on the final line of defence in Egypt 1942.
  • Command, leadership and morale by Jonathan Fennell.
    The controversial conflict in North Africa.
  • The RAAF in Italy by Chris Clark.
    Australian aircrews helped liberate Italy, from the invasion in 1943 until the campaign's end.
  • Mediterranean strategies: 1940-1943 by Simon Ball.
    Strategic thinking about the war in the Mediterranean could be complex and contradictory.
  • Understanding the enemy by Tim Gellel.
    Intelligence exploitation at the Battle of Milne Bay.
  • "Let George do it!" by Chris Goddard.
    The Faciat Georgius medal has a curious history and is a true rarity, especially in Australia.
  • The fighting Newfoundlanders by Peter Crabb.
    Remembering the small nation's sacrifice.
  • Plus regular features including Reflections, Mail Call and Book Reviews.

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