A class activity based on the “‘Remember me: the lost diggers of Vignacourt’ classroom resource” located on the Australian War memorial web site.
Exploring the Waste Not exhibition by artist Song Dong at Carriageworks provided an intimate and very real insight into the lives of post-war Chinese people.
As you know Neil Armstrong has passed away. The Apollo 11 lunar landing in July 1969 was a defining moment in my life. I built models of the Saturn space rocket and the Lunar Model. I collected newspaper clippings and made scrapbooks.
Recently updated the web links for the Vikings. The sites vary in quality however they can act as an entry point for the exploration and study of Viking history and culture.
The ABC has recently launched a site rich with media archives that are simply ideal for the teaching of Australian history. It is entitled “80 Days That Changed Our Lives”.
Charlie Edwards’ detailed description of life as a POW, a period of time he shared with my father Frank Larkin. They were both prisoners of the Japanese during WW2.