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Phillipines diary, 1944. Part 2 of 2
Title : Phillipines diary, 1944. Part 2 of 2 Phillipines diary, 1944. Part 2 of 2 View More Images
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Creator : Kerr, Colin, 1912-1982
Source : Kerr, Colin, PRG 369/18/1
Date of creation : 1944
Format : Diary
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Description :

Diary written by Colin Kerr in 1944. It describes his voyage on the USS 'Casa Grande' from Dutch New Guinea to Leyte in the Philippines, then the subsequent two months spent there with the PWB (US Psychological Warfare Branch) during Japanese bombing campaigns.

Related names :

Kerr, Colin, 1912-1982
Australia. Army. Australian Imperial Force, 2nd (1939-1946)
United States. Office of War Information. Psychological Warfare Branch

Period : 1939-1945
Further reading :

Connaughton, Richard, Pimlott, John and Anderson, Duncan. The battle for Manila, London : Bloomsbury ; Novato, CA : Presidio, 1995

Cochrane, Peter. Australians at War, Sydney: ABC Books for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 2001

Johnston, Mark Robert. At the front line : experiences of Australian soldiers in World War II, Cambridge ; Melbourne : Cambridge University Press, 1996

Macdougall, Anthony. Australians at war : a pictorial history, Nobel Park, Vic. : Five Mile Press, 2002

Internet links :
Anzac Day Commemoration Committee (Queensland) See: History: World War 2

Australia at War

Australia's War 1939-1945 [Information Services Branch of the Office of the Board of Studies NSW for the Commonwealth Department of Veterans' Affairs]

Australian Army History Unit [Department of Defence]: See: History & Battles: History Index [several sections about World War Two]

Australians at War [Department of Veterans' Affairs]

Australian War Memorial See: Australians at War: Australian Military History Overview: Second World War 1939-1945

The World at War See: Articles: Australia's War



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