Wartime - Australian War Memorial Magazine #17 Autumn 2002

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Back issue of the official Australian War Memorial magazine. This issue contains:
Farewell, once more by Peter Stanley. Pain and pride as Australians go to war.
Sacred emblem by Lee Kinsella. Four famous Longstaff paintings on display together for the first time.
Firefly down! By Peter Vickridge. A sortie flown by Navy airmen from HMAS Sydney during the Korean War led to an amazing rescue.
The power of myth by Brian P. Farrell. Reality explodes the legends surrounding the fall of Singapore in 1942 – a decisive even in 1942.
Short-lived menace by Robert Nichols. Sixty years ago the world was shocked when Japanese planes sank Prince of Wales and Repulse.
Sabres in Sydney by Craig Wilcox. An historic painting in need of restoration – Vive l’Empereur by Edouard Detaille.
Ultimate sacrifice by Ross McMullin. A remarkable young soldier captured the admiration of Brigadier General ‘Pompey’ Elliott.
Cemeteries: a reminder of violent times by Peter Burness. Corbie, an ancient place of pilgrimage beside the Somme, is the resting place for many Australian soldiers.
Air war over Australia by Chris Coulthard-CIark. The Japanese had more than Darwin in their sights when they attacked Australia in 1942.
An Australian at Hamburger Hill by Chris Coulthard-CIark with Max Kelly. A Vietnam veteran recalls a little-known connection with a famous battle.
Young and lost at Sandakan by Bernie Gaynor. Young soldier, Private Bryan Garrett Gaynor’s very short war.
An Australian in the defence of Prague by Josel Holman. On May 4 1945, residents of Prague began an uprising against the German occupiers after it was reported that the liberating Allies were at the Czechoslovakian boarder.
The train now arriving … by Mark Whitmore. The Memorial gets up steam with an important addition to its collection from the Great War – The Hunslet locomotive.
The Women’s Auxilary Australian Air Force by Carolyn Newman. Remembering the women who served between 1941 and 1947.
Bridge of life and hope by Ian Wing. Australian peacekeepers solve a local crisis in East Timor.
"H" detachment Sparrow Force at Viqueque, 1942 by Brad Manera.
My year at the Memorial by Tom A. G. Hungerford
A past editor remembers his time at the Memorial after the Second World War.
Pedigree Hudson lands at Canberra by David Vincent. The story behind a recently acquired aircraft in ANZAC Hall.
Piloting a butcher's shop by Chris Goddard.
Fully illustrated, 72 pages.

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