Shirley and using Morse Code during World War II
Join Shirley, as she reflects on her reasons for enlisting in the Australian Women’s Air Force, her training and work during World War II.
“I learnt Morse Code for the messages to go to Air Ministry. You’re not allowed to speak plain language.”
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).