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Peter FitzSimons: Interview

This resource is an interview with Peter FitzSimons. Learncast PDF.

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Museums as history

This resource is a module that examines the issues involved in creating a museum exhibition and how production decisions affect the 'history' that is presented to the public. Factors including an exhibition’s purpose, audience, choice of items and challenges are considered. Part of the Home front: Wartime Sydney 1939-1945 ...

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Sites2See: Indigenous Veterans

This resource is a page about the history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander veterans of the Australian armed forces, with case studies, activities and discussion points. The resource is relevant to selected outcomes of at least two topics in Stage 5 History including Australia's commemoration of World War I.

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Peter FitzSimons: Introduction

This resource is an introduction to Peter FitzSimons. Learncast PDF.

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Peter FitzSimons: writing style

In this resource Peter FitzSimons talks about his writing style. Learncast video.

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Peter FitzSimons: Inspiration

In this resource Peter FitzSimons talks about his inspiration for writing history. Learncast video.

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Peter FitzSimons: Approach to history 2

In this resource Peter FitzSimons talks about his approach to writing history. Learncast video.

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Peter FitzSimons: Reading from 'Tobruk'

In this resource Peter FitzSimons reads from 'Tobruk'. Learncast video.

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Peter FitzSimons: Approach to history 1

In this resource Peter FitzSimons talks about his approach to writing history. Learncast video.

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Peter FitzSimons: Teaching Notes

This resource consists of teaching notes relating to Peter FitzSimons. Learncast PDF.

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Peter FitzSimons: Research process 1

In this resource Peter FitzSimons talks about how he researches history. Learncast video.

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Peter FitzSimons: Writing history

In this resource Peter FitzSimons talks about the approach he takes to writing about historical events. Learncast video.

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Peter FitzSimons: Research process 2

In this resource Peter FitzSimons talks about how he researches history. Learncast video.

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Genocide under the Nazis: timeline

This interactive timeline is about the persecution and mass murder of the Jews, Gypsies and other people by Nazi Germany between 1933 and 1945. It includes background material and a description of how the timeline works. It shows events in the same sequence as experienced by those who lived during the twelve years of Nazi ...

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British News No 4

This is a British News newsreel showing scenes of war and war-related activities in June and July 1940 during World War II, immediately after the French capitulation of late June left Britain standing alone against Germany. It contains four segments: All British Forces Evacuate France as Petain Signs; Royal Navy Faces Increased ...

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British News No 1

This is a British News newsreel showing scenes of war and war-related activities from June 1940, in the days after the evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force from Dunkirk in World War II (1939-45). It contains five segments: King sees Sunday Arms Speed-up; River Plate Heroes in South Africa; Comforts for Our Men ...

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'Country Town', 1943

This is a film about life, work and leisure in an English country town in 1943 and the changes brought about by World War II. Narrated by an actor in the role of the town's newspaper editor, the film discusses how food control and rationing have changed the markets and developed people's sense of interdependence; describes ...

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Laptop wrap: Impact of World War II on Australian civilians

This resource is a page with a focus on the impact of World War II on Australian civilians, addressing empathy in History and ethical use of sources, with supporting activities and links to resources.

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Interactive map of Auschwitz

This interactive map is about the evolution of the concentration camp complex at Auschwitz in Poland. It outlines the racial and biological basis of Nazi persecution, and traces the development of the camp established at Auschwitz. A series of maps and explanatory text describe: German territorial expansion by 1942; anti-Jewish ...

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British News No 3

This is a British News newsreel showing scenes of war and war-related activities in June and July 1940, before and after the French surrender and armistice of 22 and 25 June, during World War II (1939-45). It contains nine segments: Man That Fortress; Canadian Destroyers in England; Irish Unity; B.E.F. Reequipped; Royalty ...