The Resource The black Diggers : Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders in the Second World War, Robert A. Hall

The black Diggers : Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders in the Second World War, Robert A. Hall

Label
The black Diggers : Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders in the Second World War
Title
The black Diggers
Title remainder
Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders in the Second World War
Statement of responsibility
Robert A. Hall
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This important book explores the war effort of Aboriginal and Islander Australians during the Second World War, and the reasons their contribution has gone unrecognised for so long. For the very first time, here is a comprehensive account of the work of black Australians during the years when their country faced the Japanese threat. Despite suspicion and prejudice they earned a place within the digger legend. Dr Bob Hall has unearthed previously unscrutinised records in Commonwealth and State archives, and travelled throughout Australia interviewing Aboriginal, Islander and white Australians
Is part of
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
940.530899915
Index
no index present
LC call number
D
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
The black Diggers : Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders in the Second World War, Robert A. Hall
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preliminaries; Contents; Black diggers; Neither necessary nor desirable; A community at war; A change in attitudes?; 'We fight blurry Japs alonga you. . .; 'Treat a man as a dog. . . '; Indispensable to the war effort.; 'Angels with wings. . . '; 'They proved themselves. . . '; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn649658396
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 228 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780855755805
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36756994
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)649658396
  • informitelib0855755806

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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