War stories


My father, a WW2 veteran, told of their departure 1941 from Port Melbourne on the former Blue Riband Mauretania....

Judith Bond

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My Life Before Arriving in Australia

I was born on 1st March 1941 in Yugoslavia. I lost my parents very early on in my childhood. I grew up on my own....

Mick Skrijel

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Memories from the mid 1900's

When the 1914-18 commenced Dad went to enlist but was refused because of his health, however Dad’s saying was “what I was born with I will die with”,...

Faye Harris

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Walking Antietam Battlefield, Maryland USA

In America we walked the Civil War battlefield at Antietam on a clear and windy afternoon, autumnal, bucolic and subtly deceptive....

Lee Kear

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