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Loveday stories: Escape Plans

Of the thousands of men interned at Loveday – Italians, Germans, and Japanese – perhaps it’s surprising that few escaped. Admittedly all had been captured as ‘enemy aliens’, in Australia or overseas, rather than on the battlefield. Many had never … Continue reading

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Enemy aliens, spies and terrorists

Many thousands of Italians and Germans living in Australia were interned in World War Two. Why? Were they bad men? Were they enemy spies? Did they threaten to fight for their homeland within Australia? When the Aussie soldiers were sent … Continue reading

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