Why does the War Memorial proudly display this booty from an "illegal war"?

By Toni Hassan
Updated August 9 2018 - 4:26pm, first published May 3 2017 - 10:22pm

In a glass case in the modern conflicts and Middle East galleries at the Australian War Memorial hangs a gold-plated assault rifle, an AK47 issued by Saddam Hussein to one of his personal guards.

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