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View Resource Allies in Adversity: Australia and the Dutch in the Pacific War

The relationship between the Netherlands and Australia is a rather interesting one, and this was especially true during late 1941, after Japan attacked Pearl Harbor. While Japan did not include the Dutch colony of the Netherlands East Indies (contemporary Indonesia) in these opening attacks, Allied planners knew that they would be interested in this area for the wide range of natural resources...
View Resource Afghanistan: The Australian Story

The people behind the Australian War Memorial have crafted this online collection to tell the story of some of the Australians who have served in the war in Afghanistan. As the site notes, these service men and women “have built schools, roads, and hospitals. They have mentored the fledgling army of a new, democratic nation.” The site explores their experiences through maps, ephemera, and video...