- Wartime magazine issue 29
Wartime magazine issue 29
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Wartime Magazine (Summer 2005) - Life at the Dat - The Kokoda myth - Last stand at Wandumi
- One of a kind by Ross McMullin. Australian Jack Carroll belatedly turned up at Buckingham Palace to be presented with his VC by King George.
- The ANZAC yarn by Peter Burness. Australians back home delighted in a thrilling story from Gallipoli but it was mostly a myth that simply evaporated.
- Quinn’s Post: ‘The most critical position’ by Peter Stanley. Extract from Peter Stanley’s latest book, Quinn’s Post, ANZAC, Gallipoli, published by Allen & Unwin.
- Life at the Dat by Craig Wilcox. Home could be surprisingly comfortable at the Vietnam military base.
- Bunker assault by Elizabeth Stewart. A quilt made by the wife of a badly wounded National Serviceman serves as a tribute to Vietnam veterans.
- An instant in war a powerful memory forever. A photo-essay compiled by Patricia Sabine commemorates the life of renowned Second World War photographer George Silk (1916-2004).
- The finest ships in the fleet by Colin Jones. The service of two destroyers, HMAS Anzac and Tobruk in the Korean War.
- Coming clean by Albert Palazzo. Heading for home from Iraq involved more than simply packing a kitbag.
- The Kokoda myth by Steven Bullard. Accounts of the war in Papua often neglect reality.
- An eye for an eye by Michael Tyquin. Australian troops staged a public flogging of German nationals in Rabaul in 1914.
- The last stand at Wandumi by Phillip Bradley. Determined Australians in New Guinea continued to fight against the odds.
- ‘Surry Hills can take it!’ by Brad Manera. A new travelling exhibition looks at Australia at war in 1942-43.
- Love, loss and identity by Anne-Marie Condé. A war memento stirs the imagination but offers no answers.
- Fighters over Greece by Alex Freeleagus. The exploits of Australia’s forgotten Greek fighter aces.
- Voyage of despair by John Moremon. Australian crewmen and passengers captured in New Guinea in 1917 were transported as prisoners, halfway around the world to Germany.
- Battle of Modder River. NSW lancer Charles Webster’s experiences.
Details: Magazine, published 2005.
Format: Soft cover, illustrations, 72 pages.
Dimensions: 29.7 cm (h) x 20.2 cm (w) 0.5 cm (d) / 210 grams.