Australia Remembers: Stories of Service
Reginald Walter Saunders, of the Gunditjmara people, enlisted in the Second Australian Imperial Force in 1940. This tells the story of Reg's service and his campaign for Indigenous equality in post-war Australia.
Sir Edward 'Weary' Dunlop's story is one of care and compassion. As a prisoner of war, Weary suffered with hundreds of other prisoners, but he endured hardships so he could care for the injured and sick men in captivity.
Gordon Wallace enlisted in the Second Australian Imperial Force in 1940. This is the story of Gordon's experience and feelings about being a young frontline soldier, revealed through his poetry.
Australian correspondent Damien Parer filmed armed forces in North Africa, New Guinea, and the South-West Pacific. His images showed Australians the true nature of combat, especially in New Guinea.
Nurses, like Sister Ellen Savage, played a vital role in the Australian Army during the Second World War. She was on board the hospital ship Centaur when it was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine in May 1943.
Nancy Wake's story had all the components of a spy thriller: specialist training, high-risk operations, technology, and intelligence gathering. Her story is one of service and courage as she worked with the French Resistance.
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