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Stories of Loveday: Artists and Artisans

The internees of Loveday came from all walks of life and with a vast array of skills and abilities. Some were farmers, some were university professors, some were tradesmen, some were musicians. All had the same issue: how to survive … Continue reading

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A prison without prisoners

Camp 9, the first of the Loveday camps to be built, was constructed nearly a year before the first prisoners arrived. When Mussolini made an alliance with Hitler which sent Italy to war, the Army was instructed to build secure … Continue reading

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