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The black Diggers : Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders in the Second World War / Robert A. Hall
Bib ID 1526798
Format BookBook
Author
Hall, Robert A. (Robert Anthony), 1947-
 
Description Canberra : Aboriginal Studies Press, 1997 
xv, 228 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. 
ISBN 0855753196 (paperback)
Summary

Includes review of involement in World War I and postwar; World War II service included overseas action, army labour corps, coastwatches, guides and guerilla training in Australia; relations with missionaries and service personnel at remote mission stations; military perceptions of possible Aboriginal- Japanese collaboration.

Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography

Subjects World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Aboriginal Australian.  |  World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Torres Strait Islander.  |  Aboriginal Australian soldiers.  |  Aboriginal Australians.  |  Torres Strait Islanders.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions.  |  Defence - Armed forces - Veterans.  |  Race relations - Racism - Stereotyping.  |  Defence - World War I.  |  Defence - World War II.  |  Australia -- Armed Forces.  |  Australia.

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