- Wartime magazine issue 87
Wartime magazine issue 87
By Official magazine of the Australian War Memorial
Wartime Magazine (Winter 2019) - 1944-45 From D-Day to Berlin
- D-Day at 75 by James Holland. The real story behind the Normandy campaign's success is not the one that has been commonly told.
- The Royal Australian Navy at Normandy by Lachlan Grant. Australian sailors played many important roles in D-Day's Operation Neptune.
- Taking no prisoners by Antony Beevor. In the freezing Ardennes forest, troops experienced one of the harshest battles of the war.
- Crossing the Rhine by Michael Kelly. The Allies' Operation Varsity used immense air power to make the final push into Nazi Germany.
- Terms of Surrender by David Sutton. With the Third Reich about to fall, the terms of Nazi surrender became as much about politics as combat.
- Drawing the close by Michael Grant. An Australian official war artist was among the first to enter Nazi Germany's infamous Stalags and concentration camps.
- The Liberation of Paris by Debbie Lackerstein. The battle was not just to expel the Nazi occupiers but to claim leadership of a free France.
- The meagre gains of war by Joan Beaumont. The Treaty of Versailles may have been punitive, but it was small compensation for the 60,000 Australian dead.
- Plus regular features including Reflections, Collection Insights, In the Picture, and The Last Post.
Details: Magazine, published 2019.
Format: Soft cover, illustrations, 72 pages.
Dimensions: 29.7 cm (h) x 20.2 cm (w) 0.5 cm (d) / 210 grams.