Prisoners of War and the Battle Within

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Description

Australians now hold Prisoners of War from WWII in high esteem and their stories of survival have become part of the national narrative.

But this was not always the case. Professor Christina Twomey from Monash University has written a new book called "The Battle Within" which delves into the archives to understand how these men were treated when they came home from the war.

Period25 Apr 2018

Media contributions

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Media contributions

  • TitlePrisoners of War and the Battle Within
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletABC RN Life Matters
    Media typeRadio
    Duration/Length/Size30 minutes
    CountryAustralia
    Date25/04/18
    DescriptionAustralians now hold Prisoners of War from WWII in high esteem and their stories of survival have become part of the national narrative.

    But this was not always the case. Professor Christina Twomey from Monash University has written a new book called "The Battle Within" which delves into the archives to understand how these men were treated when they came home from the war.
    Producer/AuthorCathy Pryor
    URLwww.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/lifematters/world-war-two-prisoners-of-war-and-their-battle-wity/9679456
    PersonsChristina Twomey

Keywords

  • prisoners of war, world war two, australia