'Aussie' was a popular Australian soldiers magazine during and after World War 1. The magazine had its origins in 1914 under a different name and was transformed into 'Aussie' in 1918. This compilation covers monthly issues from No 1 in January 1918 to No. 13 in April 1919.
The magazine was created for the soldiers and was largley written by the soldiers. Its object was to be "bright, cheerful and interesting, to reflect that happy spirit and good humour so strongly evident throughout the Aussie Army"
Each issue consists of approximately 16 pages. And includes many humourous and personal stories, poems, songs, tips and sketches which reflect the life of 'the Australian soldier' in a unique and fascinating way. Click here to download a sample file (1.8MB) containing the title page and sample pages from the body of the book. This requires Adobe Reader to view. (right click on the link and select save as - then load the saved file to view)
The whole text is searchable. Search for any word in the text - names, places and more.
High quality scanned images of the whole of the original book. This CD can be viewed by any computer using Adobe Acrobat Reader (version 4 or later recommended). The data on this CD is completely self-contained, and requires no installation.
System Requirements: Windows 95, 98, 2000, NT or better, CD-ROM drive, Adobe Acrobat. Also suitable for Macintosh or Unix operating systems.
Summary by Archive CD Books Australia