- Wartime magazine issue 91
Wartime magazine issue 91
By Official magazine of the Australian War Memorial
Wartime Magazine (Winter 2020) - Victory in the Pacific
- Aftermaths by Antony Beevor. The Second World War and its consequences have had effects that persist to the present.
- Okinawa and after by Saul David. The final battle cost tens of thousands of lives and influenced the remainder of the war.
- In his own words by Mark Johnston. Diver Derrick's diaries reveal the experiences of a much-decorated soldier in the Second World War.
- Victory in the Pacific by Karl James. Long struggle preceded the apocalyptic end of the Second World War.
- The spirit of samurai by Haruki Yoshida. At surrender ceremonies in 1945, Japanese leaders were made to do the unthinkable: surrender their swords.
- Surrender in Borneo by Robyn Van Dyk. It took three months to bring the war to an end.
- One job left to do by Lachlan Grant. After the Second World War, the Australian Army had to police part of the Netherlands East Indies.
- No worthwhile job to do by Kristen Alexander. Discontent with RAAF leadership led to the Morotai Mutiny in 1945.
- Bringing them in by Michael Bell and Duncan Beard. Indigenous men made a contribution during the Second World War, despite the barriers.
- Plus regular features including Reflections, Collection Insights, In the Picture, Spinning the Reels, and Last Post.
Details: Magazine, published 2020.
Format: Soft cover, illustrations, 72 pages.
Dimensions: 29.7 cm (h) x 20.2 cm (w) 0.5 cm (d) / 210 grams.