- Wartime magazine issue 80
Wartime magazine issue 80
By Official magazine of the Australian War Memorial
Wartime Magazine (Spring 2017) - The tragedy of Passchendaele, 100 years on
- The most dangerous battle by Robin Prior. At Passchendaele, Haig endangered the cause of the Entente almost fatally.
- From mutiny to renewal by Elizabeth Greenhalgh. The effective leadership behind the French Army's successes in 1917.
- No wonder weapon by Bryn Hammond. Tanks were at first ineffective and a real danger to the men inside.
- The gun with three lives by James Goldrick. The Amiens gun began service with SMS Hessen in the battle of Jutland.
- The tragedy of Passchendaele by Ashley Ekins. Repeated assaults could not overcome bad planning and the infamous mud, resulting in immense losses.
- Faces of war by Kerry Neale. The Australian soldiers whose lives were changed through severe facial wounds.
- Beersheba and its myths by Jean Bou. In the centenary of the deservedly famous charge, it is time to put it into its historical context.
- Experienced, competent and robust by William Westerman. By 1917, Australian infantry battalion commanders had been given ample chance to learn their craft.
- A divided Australia by Ross McMullin. The conflict over conscription during the First World War created intense divisions.
- Taken from the top by Andrew McDonald. As Wartime celebrates its 20th birthday, four editors share their favourite moments.
- Plus regular features including Reflections, Mail Call and Book Reviews.
Details: Magazine, published 2017.
Format: Soft cover, illustrations, 72 pages.
Dimensions: 29.7 cm (h) x 20.2 cm (w) 0.5 cm (d) / 210 grams.