- Wartime magazine issue 104
Wartime magazine issue 104
By Official magazine of the Australian War Memorial
Wartime Magazine (Spring 2023) – Fighting other people's wars
- Australians in the Spanish Civil War by Duncan Beard. The war that seemed like a dress rehearsal attracted idealists from around the world to a doomed campaign.
- Looking back at Vietnam by Ashley Ekins. The war was seen initially as a defence of Australia's national interest.
- Echoes of INTERFET by Craig Stockings. Lack of preparedness and clear command in Australia's East Timor deployment could have been disastrous.
- Finishing the job by Lewis Frederickson. The Australian return to Afghanistan in 2005 was difficult, but it produced lessons that need to be learned.
- Service as citizenship by Rachel Caines. After the First World War, Indigenous soldiers struggled to gain rights and recognition as Australian citizens.
- A long road to acceptance by Noah Riseman. The struggle for the recognition of diverse sexualities and genders in the ADF took many years.
- Out in the cold by Hannah Max Billington. Australians in the Empire Air Training Scheme trained in Canada before serving as fliers over Europe.
- Exploring East Timor by David Sutton. The official history of Australia's role in the East Timor crisis: the lead-up, the events and the lessons learned.
- 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.