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Anecdotes of a Japanese translator. Part 1 of 2
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Creator : Laidlaw, D. H. (Donald H.)
Place Of Creation : Adelaide
Publisher : D.H. Laidlaw
Date of creation : 2001?
Format : Book
Contributor : State Library of South Australia
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Pages from Anecdotes of a Japanese translator, 1941-1945, originally published Adelaide, D.H. Laidlaw, 2001.

In these extracts Don Laidlaw describes his experiences as a Japanese translator at Loveday Internment Camp from 1942 to 1943, and his time in Central Bureau Intelligence Corps, a part of General MacArthur's headquarters, in Brisbane as part of a decoder prior to transferring to the Philippines.

Related names :

Laidlaw, D. H. (Donald H.)

Period : 1939-1945
Further reading :

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

Internment in South Australia : history of Loveday, Loveday internment group, Barmera, 1940-1946, prepared by a committee of officers and O.R.'s appointed with the approval of Brig. H.C. Bundock, the then Commander 4th. M.D, Adelaide : Advertiser Printing Office, 1946

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

Scholz, Max. As I remember : the Loveday Internment Camps, Barmera, S. Aust. : Max Scholz, 2004

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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