During World War II the Australian government constructed a number of internment camps for ‘enemy aliens’, including ones at Tatura (Rushworth) in Victoria, Hay and Cowra in New South Wales, Loveday in South Australia, and Harvey in Western Australia. Most of those interned were German nationals, and the most famous stories are those connected with Jewish refugees from the ship the Dunera, whose story has been told in a number of forms.
My Beautiful Enemy
by Cory Taylor
Text Publishing, $29.99 pb, 272 pp, 9781922079893
Dennis Altman is a Professorial Fellow in Human Security at La Trobe University, and the author of fourteen books. His most recent...
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