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When the war came to Australia

When the war came to Australia

memories of the Second World War

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Published by Allen & Unwin in St. Leonards, NSW, Australia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia.
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Australian.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Australia.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementJoanna Penglase and David Horner.
      ContributionsPenglase, Joanna., Horner, D. M. 1948-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD811.A2 W45 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 260 p. :
      Number of Pages260
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1457068M
      ISBN 101863733205
      LC Control Number93112163

      The involvement of Australian women in each war is closely connected to their role in society at different times, and the nature of each war. Australia has been involved in a number of wars including The Boer War (–), World War I (–), World War II (–), The Korean War (–), The Vietnam War (–) and The Gulf War (–). Peter Stanley* ‘The most important book on Australia and the Great War’, Honest History, 7 October Peter Stanley reviews Peter Cochrane’s Best We Forget: The War for White Australia, The Great War centenary has seen a goodly trickle – though not the flood we anticipated – of books about Australia’s part in the Great War.

        Top 10 books about the cold war Richard Burton as Alec Leamas in the film version of The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (). Photograph: Sportsphoto Ltd/Allstar set in Australia, tells.   The book received strong reviews in the United States and Britain for its stark depictions of the brutal conditions that P.O.W.s faced, .

      Precise totals are hard to determine, but between the years and , about one million American soldiers married foreign women from 50 different countries. As many as , war brides were British, , to , hailed from continental Europe, and anot came from Australia and New Zealand. There were brides from non-Allied. The younger was the ice-cream seller, Badsha Mahomed Gül, a thoughtful year-old Afridi. Born in the mountainous Tirah region, Gül had come to Australia as a cameleer. When the camel business declined, he had worked in a silver mine until the outbreak of war, and was laid off after all contracts with the German smelters were cancelled.


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