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Not to be Shot at or Exported - An Airmans Letters Home 1942-1945

Not to be Shot at or Exported - An Airmans Letters Home 1942-1945
Author: Leslie Howard Sullivan
Not to be Shot at or Exported - An Airmans Letters Home 1942-1945
Royal Australian Air Force Museum
1995
Format: PDF
Pages: 192
Language: English
Size: 14.3 MB

World War II thrust Australia into a deep crisis, presenting her people with extraordinary challenges. Men, women and children found themselves in roles they could hardly have imagined a few years before. Thousands went to war while thousands of other servicemen and women held their positions in posts throughout Australia, never reaching the battle lines. They called themselves the koalas. Like the furry Australian animal, they were not to be shot at or exported. One of these koalas, Leading Aircraftman Les Sullivan, through his personal letters home and diary entries of this time, tells their fascinating story.

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