Peace with Japan: Stan's Journey from War to Peace
Join Stan Mellick OAM, as he takes you on a journey throughout his time in World War II and life after the war. He reminisces about life in New Guinea, what happened when Peace was announced and when his own personal war with Japan came to an end.
"On my 23rd Birthday, it was raining like heck and there were bombers overhead. I was in a slit trench, lying in the mud, and I thought, 'What a way to have a birthday'".
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.
Experiences of Australians during World War II (such as Prisoners of War (POWs), the Battle of Britain, Kokoda, the Fall of Singapore).