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World War II Australian Involvement

Australians at war
List of sites offering information on all the conflicts in which Australians have been involved, including the World Wars.

Australia 's War 1939 - 1945
Website created by the Australian Govt Dept of Veteran Affairs. Use the right sidebar images to scroll through sections from “War declared” to the final “Victory”

Australian War Diary - through the eyes of the warriors
Sections include diaries of those in the army, navy and air force; journalists; allies and poetry and prose relating to the Australian experience in the War.

War and identity
Resources provided by the ANZAC Day Commemoration Committee Site.

Australian War Memorial - Online exhibitions
Include the following: 1918 - Australians in France ; Out in the cold: australia 's involvement in Korea ; Forging the nation: Federation; Gallipolli 1915: The drama of the Dardanelles ; Keeping the peace: the story of Australian peacekeepers; exhibitions of the works of Stella Bowen and Peter Churcher.

ANZAC Day Commemoration Committee of Queensland site. Excellent links for education and history, including all the conflicts in which Australians have been involved: World Wars I & II, British Commonwealth Occupation Force, conflicts in Indonesia, Malaysia, Korea, Vietnam, the Gulf war and peace keeping operations

Australia at War - Peter Dunn
Chapters on military units, camps and locations during WW2, prisoners of war and internment camps, the US army in Australia, women at war, aboriginal and islander defences, and a lot more

Australian defence involvement in conflicts
From the National Archives of Australia . Includes facts on the Boer wars, World Wars I & II, Korea and Vietnam conflicts.

Australian involvement in war and conflict 1939 - 1945
From the Australian War Memorial, an account of the military campaigns of World War II. Click on Australians at War, then select Second World War. Related links to the Battle of Crete in 1941 and the conflict in Timor .

Bombing of Darwin
Fact sheet from the National Archives of Australia

Censorship during the Second World War
Radio National Transcript

Australian POWs return to Australia after WW2

Role of women in war effort
Women's services in World War 2

National Service and War 1939-1945
The outbreak of WWII and compulsory military training. Fact sheet from the NAA.