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'Adopting' Aboriginal Soldiers: Clarrie Combo, Mrs Brown and Black Diggers in WW2

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Harman, K, 'Adopting' Aboriginal Soldiers: Clarrie Combo, Mrs Brown and Black Diggers in WW2, National Indigenous Television, Special Broadcasting Service Corporation, Australia, 25 April 2018 (2018) [Magazine Article]


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Abstract

During WW2, an advertisement called for volunteers to "adopt" Aboriginal soldiers. Private Clarrie Combo's letters to Mrs F. C. Brown, gives us a rare opportunity to learn about military service from an Indigenous soldiers perspective.

Item Details

Item Type:Magazine Article
Keywords:history, Australia
Research Division:Indigenous Studies
Research Group:Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, language and history
Research Field:Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history
Objective Division:Culture and Society
Objective Group:Understanding past societies
Objective Field:Understanding Australia's past
UTAS Author:Harman, K (Associate Professor Kristyn Harman)
ID Code:125630
Year Published:2018
Deposited By:Office of the School of Humanities
Deposited On:2018-04-26
Last Modified:2018-04-26
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