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A short article with photograph on page 22 of the Hobart newspaper ‘The Mercury’ on September 5, 1953. The article reports the recent activities of the World War Two Norwegian resistance hero Lief Larsen. The article describes Larsen as a…

A ‘Punch’ cartoon of Neville Chamberlain (Primer Minister of the UK) and Anthony Eden (his Foreign Secretary) depicting them as medieval admirals watching a serpent titled ‘Mediterranean piracy’, saying ‘I say, even in holiday time. I think…

At the end of World War II, Australian sailors of the vessel HMAS AUSTRALIA are depicted as heroic warriors (young and bronzed) who are privileged to march the medieval streets of Old London to dine and mingle with the Admiralty in the bombed London…

Thomas Joseph Daly, the son of First World War veteran Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Daly, was born in Ballarat in March 1913. He attended the Royal Military College (RMC), Duntroon from 1930 to 1934 and was commissioned into 4 Light Horse Regiment. He…

This photograph from the Canberra Times depicts a ghetto in Poland during Nazi Rule. A group of Jewish people can be seen wearing armbands. Their treatment is conemned by the reporter as an example of medieval barbarity, with the caption suggesting…