Life at Torokina in World War II: Bob's Story
Join Bob Lominga as he takes you on a journey from when he enlisted to being back in Brisbane when the Japanese surrendered. Bob talks about life during training and what it was like at Torokina, Bougainville, New Guinea where he was stationed during World War II.
"They used to sit on one side of one hill and we were on the other hill."
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).