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Frank Morris
Frank Morris. 19 April 2023

Australia At War: A gallery of newspapers in action


The Evening Telegraph, September 1939. In Australia, Prime Minister Menzies, in a broadcast said, “We are at war.”

World coverage, May 1942. Terror strikes.

The Argus, Melbourne, February 1942. Darwin bombed.

The Daily Express, London, August 1945. Japan suffered from atom bomb blast. First Western journalist, Australian Wilfred Burchett, was let into Hiroshima and wrote the story.

All metro and regional papers, Sydney, August 1945. War is over.

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