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By Michael McKernan

This accomplished heritage of Australia’s frequently ignored yet vital role in international warfare II, within which 1000000 carrier individuals from a rustic with a inhabitants of 7 million served, relies at the relocating and emotional own tales of infantrymen who served at the entrance traces and of well known politicians at the domestic entrance. Campaigns during which Australian squaddies performed an important function are mentioned, together with these in North Africa, the center East, New Guinea, and the Anzac Corps in Greece. A debatable dialogue of the house entrance in wartime Australia concentrates on political leaders, together with Thomas Blamey, Commander-in-Chief; Robert Menzies, major Minister from 1939–1941; and John Curtin, top Minister from 1941–1945.

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