- Wartime magazine issue 103
Wartime magazine issue 103
By Official magazine of the Australian War Memorial
Wartime Magazine (Winter 2023) – 1943: A crucial year
- Missing in action by Kristen Alexander. An ace fighter pilot vanished while defending Darwin against the town’s 53rd Japanese air raid.
- The New Guinea offensives by Phillip Bradley. Australian forces played a key role in major battles.
- A victory job by Meghan Adams. In the Second World, women filled many roles in the military, paving the way for women in today’s services.
- Gavin Long’s war history by Karl James. The Second World War official history was the largest history project ever undertaken in Australia.
- F Force on the Burma-Thailand railway by Jonathon Dallimore. A story that will keep for as long as there is history.
- Honouring the dead by Lisa Cooper. Australia’s war graves units in New Guinea recovered the fallen and established important cemeteries.
- Paratroopers on Crete by Craig Tibbitts. For the Germans, the invasion began disastrously.
- Conspicuous gallantry in air operations by Bryce Abraham. Rarely awarded, the Conspicuous Gallantry Medal recognised the daring and sacrifice of airmen.
- The last coastwatcher by James Burrowes. Ten months behind enemy lines in New Britain.
- Plus regular features including Reflections, Collection Insights, In the Picture, Spinning the reels, 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.