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The battle within : POWs in postwar Australia

Author: Christina Twomey
Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. NewSouth Publishing, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This landmark and compelling book follows the stories of 15,000 Australian prisoners of war from the moment they were released by the Japanese at the end of World War II. Their struggle to rehabilitate themselves and to win compensation and acknowledgement from their own country was just beginning. This moving book shows that ‘the battle within’ was both a personal and a national one. Prize-winning historian  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives, Australian
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christina Twomey
ISBN: 9781742235684 1742235689
OCLC Number: 1002419761
Description: xviii, 302 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map, portraits ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Christina Twomey.

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Follows the stories of 15,000 Australian prisoners of war from the moment they were released by the Japanese at the end of World War II. Their struggle to rehabilitate themselves and to win  Read more...

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