- Wartime magazine issue 102
Wartime magazine issue 102
By Official magazine of the Australian War Memorial
Wartime Magazine (Autumn 2023) - Terror weapons of the First World War
- War leadership by David Horner. Relationships between government and armed forces have been the crucial factor in Australia's wars.
- The end of Emden by Thomas J. Rogers, Lachlan Grant and Shane Casey. HMAS Sydney sealed the fate of the famous German raider. Eyewitness accounts bring the action to life.
- Fragile beasts by Scott Denis McCarthy. The tanks of the Great War inspired shock and awe despite their limitations.
- Poison gas by Albert Palazzo. In the First World War, its role shifted from terror to utility.
- Assault by fire by Shane Casey. Flame-throwers aroused terror and revulsion, but they came to be used by all sides in warfare.
- "The best thing the division has done" by Cameron Ross. The 10th Battalion's raid on Merris in 1918 helped prepare the way for the last stage of the war.
- Zeppelins: terror of the skies by Duncan Beard. Though greatly feared in the early stages of the First World War, their effectiveness was largely limited to inspiring terror.
- Plus regular features including Reflections, Collection Insights, In the Picture, Behind the Scenes, book reviews and Last Post.
Details: Magazine, published 2023.
Format: Soft cover, illustrations, 72 pages.
Dimensions: 29.7 cm (h) x 20.2 cm (w) 0.5 cm (d) / 210 grams.