- Wartime magazine issue 81
Wartime magazine issue 81
By Official magazine of the Australian War Memorial
Wartime Magazine (Summer 2017) - Special Forces
- The operators by Chris Masters. The Australia's Special Forces have many remarkable individuals.
- The Kaiapit Capture by Lachlan Grant. Australian commandos in New Guinea in 1943.
- The tip of the spear by Leigh Neville. The role of Special Forces in the war on terror.
- From the shadows by Karl James. The Memorial's new exhibition offers an unprecedented look at the history, capabilities and deployments of Australia's Special Forces.
- The Australian Folboat by Chris Goddard. Collapsible kayaks played a key role in highly secret operations.
- With the Partisans by Peter Monteath. Two Australian former prisoners fought with the Partisans in northern Italy and for British Special Operations Executive.
- With the Dayaks in Borneo by Robyn Van Dyk. Air-dropped into enemy-held territory, a small Allied force prepared the way for the final assault.
- Aussies in the Arctic by David Sutton. An RAAF squadron played a small role in the delicate diplomacy in the Second World War.
- Troopers, not trackers by Peter Bakker and Thomas Rogers. There is not proof that Indigenous men went to the Boer War as trackers.
- 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.