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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…

National Savings Week was a movement instituted in Great Britain in 1916 to raise funds to counteract government deficits. The emblem of the Movement was, at first, the Swastika but that was replaced with a figure that appears to be St. George…

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…