- Wartime magazine issue 99
Wartime magazine issue 99
By Official magazine of the Australian War Memorial
Wartime Magazine (Winter 2022) - 1942: Year of Crisis
- Remembering Australia's Second World War by Karl James. How we remember reflects and influences what we remember.
- Boys on the Kokoda Trail? by James Morrison. It has often been claimed that many who fought this battle were teenagers – but were they really?
- The stolen artworks of HMAS Ladava by Rebecca Holborn. Three paintings by official war artist Henry Hanke disappeared in 1944. Have they been found?
- A devastating tally by Emily Hyles. A tailplane reveals the extraordinary career of one Luftwaffe pilot.
- Retraining India's eastern army by Robert Lyman. Australian forces passing on their experience in jungle warfare, 1943–44.
- "With a kiss for the censor" by Emma Carson. The censorship of servicemen’s mail during the Second World War put a gag on their relationships with loved ones.
- Life in Fortress Darwin by Bessie Mikelsons. Enduring the Japanese raids of 1942–43 was part fear, part tedium.
- The Wannsee Conference by Paul Bartrop. The extermination of the Jews was Nazi policy long before this infamous meeting in January 1942.
- Rocket science for Australians by Duncan Beard. The Memorial’s V2 rocket has many stories to tell.
- Plus regular features including Reflections, Collection Insights, In the Picture, Behind the Scenes, book reviews and Last Post.
Details: Magazine, published 2022.
Format: Soft cover, illustrations, 72 pages.
Dimensions: 29.7 cm (h) x 20.2 cm (w) 0.5 cm (d) / 210 grams.