- Wartime magazine issue 95
Wartime magazine issue 95
By Official magazine of the Australian War Memorial
Wartime Magazine (Winter 2021) - North Africa and the Mediterranean
- Crisis in the desert by John Gooch. As his generals failed him in 1941, Mussolini turned to their subordinate - Erwin Rommel.
- A theatre of 'peculiar significance' by Nicole Townsend. Australia's contribution to campaigns in the Mediterranean and North Africa, 1940-43.
- Tired, broken but still dangerous by Greg Pierce. HMAS Stuart sought out battle with the Italian submarine Gondar.
- Operation Exporter by David Sutton. Eighty years ago, Australians made a major contribution to a misunderstood campaign.
- A day in the life by Claire Hunter with Isabella Walker. A moment of heroism changed a man's life, but only in some ways.
- Prisoner of the French by Jean Bou. Captured by the Vichy French in Syria, one Australian officer got an unexpected tour of Europe in 1941.
- China 1941 by Richard B. Frank. Japan's war with China lay behind crucial negotiations with the United States over oil.
- The legacy of captivity by Kristen Alexander. When Australians were released from Stalag Luft III, somehow everything was different.
- Letters from Elands River Post by Thomas J. Rogers. The South African War was candidly described by colonial Australian soldiers.
- Plus regular features including Reflections, Collection Insights, In the Picture, Spinning the Reels, book reviews and Last Post.
Details: Magazine, published 2021.
Format: Soft cover, illustrations, 72 pages.
Dimensions: 29.7 cm (h) x 20.2 cm (w) 0.5 cm (d) / 210 grams.