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Roy shares his childhood memories of World War II

History 10
Roy will take you on a journey to his childhood recollections of what life was like living near Granite Creek Gorge the base of the American Air Force and the camp of the 6th Division of the Australian Army. Watch Roy’s story as he describes what life was like growing up on the home front during World War II.
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


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


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).