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'Dunera Lives'
A Visual History

by Ken Inglis, Seumas Spark and Jay Winter with Carol Bunyan

The Monash University Publishing book that inspired this website.

This book tells that story primarily through images. The images, beautiful and powerful, reveal tales of struggle, sadness, transcendence, and creativity, and describe the lives of these men and of the society in which they lived, first as prisoners and then as free men. A contribution to the history of Australia, to the history of migrants and migration, and to the history of human rights, this book helps to tell a story the full dimensions and complexity of which have never been described. 

Dunera lives book cover

'Dunera Lives'
Profiles

by Ken Inglis, Bill Gammage, Seumas Spark and Jay Winter with Carol Bunyan

This second volume of Dunera Lives presents the voices, faces, and lives of 20 people, who, together with nearly 3000 other internees from Britain and Singapore, landed in Australia in 1940. All over the world there were Dunera Lives, those of men and women who passed through the upheavals of the Second World War and survived to tell the tale. Here are some of their stories. 

  

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