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POWs in submit warfare Australia Acquire US

The subsequent assembly of the Heidelberg Historical Society presents Christina Twomey (Professor of Historical past and Head of the College of Philosophical, Historic and Worldwide Research at Monash College) who will current her discuss:

The Battle Inside- POWs in submit warfare Australia.

Throughout World Conflict Two over 30,000 Australians have been captured by enemy forces and have become prisoners of warfare.

Nearly 22,000 returned dwelling on the finish of the warfare.  Most research of POWs finish on the level of liberation, however on this discuss Christina will give attention to what occurred to former POWs after the camp gates have been thrown open.

The discuss will define why the Authorities and the group discovered it troublesome to reply to former POWs with empathy and understanding.

This discuss is free and can be held on the Uniting Church Neighborhood Centre, Seddon Avenue, Ivanhoe Tuesday 13 August at 8pm.

To learn extra about Prisoners of Conflict and the Second World Conflict take a look at this studying listing:

Prisoners of War

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