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Joe and life at sea during World War II

History 10

Join Joe Treers, a World War II Navy Veteran as he talks life at sea in the Pacific dodging Japanese submarines, ships, and planes. Joe also describes how he felt when the Japanese surrendered and Victory in the Pacific was declared.


"You had to be lucky and we were.”


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Year level

Year 10



Cross Curriculum Priority

done Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures

done Sustainability

done Asia and Australia's Engagement with Asia

General capabilities

done Literacy

done Numeracy

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.


Experiences of Australians during World War II (such as Prisoners of War (POWs), the Battle of Britain, Kokoda, the Fall of Singapore).