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The story of Tony. Part 2 of 2, pp. 11 - 20
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Creator : McGann, Rosemary
Source : McGann, Rosemary, D7714(L)
Date of creation : 2001
Additional Creator : Bonvecchi, Amedeo (Tony)
Format : Manuscript
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The reminiscences of Rosemary McGann, who lived in the South-East during the second World War. Her grandparents were assigned an Italian prisoner of war, Amedeo Bonvecchi (Tony), who became a lifelong family friend. Letters written to the family by Tony after the war are also included. The photographs show Amedeo's village of Apiro, Amedeo with his friend Orlando Canterini (on left) taken in the Clare Valley while POW's, and a photo taken near Apiro in 1990 of Amedeo with Pauline Jenner, sister of Rosemary.

Coverage year : 1946-1948, 2001
Place : Penwortham, SA
Region : Mid North
Further reading :

Clark, Rosemary The home front: life in Australia during World War II Melbourne: Australia Post, 1991

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

McKernan, Michael, All in!: Australia during the second world war Melbourne, Vic.: Nelson, 1983

Weiss, Johann Peter, It wasn't really necessary: internment in Australia with emphasis on the Second World War Eden Hills, S. Aust.: J.P. Weiss, 2003

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