A Year to Remember 1945

Australia, 1965

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Collection of newsreel footage which made up Australia’s history in 1945 - Japanese Air Force attacking Allied ships - End of World War II in Europe - Scenes in Australian cities - Surrender by Germans - Crowd cheers King, Queen and Winston Churchill - Death of John Curtin - POW’s show some of their inventions while in prison - Notorious Burma Railway - MacArthur accepts surrender of Japanese on board Missouri - Workers march demanding 40 hour week … and much more. Rated:G

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Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Hours of work - Australia

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Archival materials

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Newsreels - Australia

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Burma-Siam Railway

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Churchill, Winston, 1871-1947

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → World War, 1939-1945

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → World War, 1939-1945 - Europe


Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Australia - Social conditions - 20th Century

History → Australia - History

History → Burma-Siam Railway

History → Churchill, Winston, 1871-1947

History → Curtin, John, 1885-1945

History → Elizabeth, Queen, consort of George VI, King of Great Britain, 1900-

History → History

People → Churchill, Winston, 1871-1947

People → Curtin, John, 1885-1945

People → Elizabeth, Queen, consort of George VI, King of Great Britain, 1900-

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Short films → Short films - Australia




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