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Volume 8 Issue 5

Volume 8 Issue 5

In this issue Few centenary events resonate so much with Australians and New Zealanders as the departure of the first convoy of troop ships from Albany, WA, in 1914. We didn’t even guess then, but we know now, what a hell they faced and how many of those great young Aussie lads (and men!) we would lose. All as some Australians now realise, in the interests of British power...

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Volume 8 Issue 4

Volume 8 Issue 4

In this issue Hollywood is, well, Hollywood. It was successful in the business of making films that reflected “American culture”. Thus, nations world-wide were exposed to USA attitudes and values through the silver screen. For Australians, sometimes it was a counter-cultural experience that clashed with our own. Even so, we “adopted” many leading actors,...

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Volume 8 Issue 3

Volume 8 Issue 3

In this issue D’Day – the fateful day 70 years ago, on June 6,...

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Volume 8 Issue 2

Volume 8 Issue 2

In this issue As the Centenary of the momentous First Official Air Mail...

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Volume 8 Issue 1

Volume 8 Issue 1

In this issue Australians of mature years will remember the shock that...

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Volume 7 Issue 6

Volume 7 Issue 6

In this issue Nelson Mandela was an enigma! A smiling, jovial, peace-loving...