History of War Print Issue 50
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Published 28th December
In issue 50, discover how Australia’s Light Horse Regiments stamped their own mark on WWI military mythology – finding death and glory during two very different battlefield charges at Gallipoli and Beersheba.
Author, historian and battlefield guide Stephen chambers explores how myth-making and nationalism have obscured the ‘sheer bloody murder’ behind the Charge at the Nek. Also, Stuart Hadaway explores how usual mounted infantry conventions were broken during the Palestine Campaign, when the Light Horse made their famous charge at Ottoman troops at Beersheba.
Elsewhere in this issue you will find a first-hand account of a WWII commando veteran, who conducted sabotage missions behind enemy lines in Burma. Also, discover how Edward ‘Ted’ Kenna used his Bren gun and superb marksmanship to take out an enemy machine-gun nest single-handed.