[Leaflet, AWM ARTV09061]
Explore: 'All in'- The Australian homefront 1939-1945
[Photolithograph on paper 24.8cx31cm;
image 23.4x29.8cm. AWM ARTV01114]
An area of the site that will be expanded, this section includes newsreel video, posters, an image of a ration book and detailed visual instructions about what to do around the home in the event of an air raid. Sing along with a well-known entertainer of that era Jack Davey as he describes the difficulties of ‘Our Air Raid Shelter’.
Roger Bell, Unequal Allies: Australian-American Relations and the Pacific War (1977).
Daniel Connell, The War at home, ABC 1988
Kate Darian-Smith, On the Home Front, Melbourne in Wartime 1939 - 1945, Melbourne 1990.
David Day, John Curtin:a life, Harper Collins 1999.
John Edwards, Curtin’s Gift: Reinterpreting Australia’s Greatest Prime Minister, Allen and Unwin, 2005.
J Eichelberger, Jungle Road to Tokyo, Oldhams Press Ltd, 1951.
Paul Hasluck, Australians in the war of 1939 - 1945; Series Four, Civil, Vol 1 - The Government and the People 1939 - 1941, Canberra, 1952.
Robert Lewis, A Nation at War, Longman 1984
Michael McKernan, All In, Thomas Nelson, 1983
Michael McKernan, All in!: fighting the war at home, St Leonards, 1995.
J H Moore, Over-sexed, over-paid and over here, University of Queensland Press, 1981.
E Daniel Potts and Annette Potts, Yanks Down Under 1941-1945 (1985)
Operation CLICK: Anzac to Kokoda
is a classroom resource which draws on and encourages the use of the following Veterans' Affairs websites:
You may download Work sheets - provided in PDF file format.
The resource book and CD-ROM package contains lessons that can be used in many contexts in History and Studies of Society and Environment (SOSE) classrooms. They were written by experienced history teachers with three aims in mind: