Doreen and life as a Wireless Operator in World War II
Meet Doreen Matthews, a Wireless Operator based out of Townsville during World War II. Join Doreen on a walk down memory lane as she takes us through what her work entailed during World War II.
"When I was 16, that's when I learnt the Morse."
Cross Curriculum Priority
done Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures
done Asia and Australia's Engagement with Asia
done ICT Capability
done Critical and Creative Thinking
done Personal and Social Capability
done Ethical Understanding
done Intercultural Understanding
Overview of the causes and course of World War II.
The impact of World War II, with a particular emphasis on the Australian home front, including the changing roles of women and use of wartime government controls (conscription, manpower controls, rationing and censorship).