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Japanese internees

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Through a glass darkly: photographs of internment

A look at the photographers—both official and underground—who captured life in internment in the US and Australia: Bill Manbo, Toyo Miyatake, Ansel Adams, Dorothea Lange, Hedley Cullen, Colin Halmarick and Yasukichi Murakami. Continue reading

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Tatura family internment camp

Update: Vale James Sullivan I was saddened to hear of the recent passing of James Sullivan, a former officer at Tatura internment camp, on March 22, 2012. Jim was 91 years old. I was glad to have had the opportunity to get to know him. He was an entertaining raconteur, keen to share his knowledge, … Continue reading

70th Anniversary of the Loveday camps

Winter in the Riverland district of South Australia is a season of extremes: dry, often gloriously sunny days and nights so bitingly cold it makes it difficult to sleep. I found out first-hand when I visited Barmera in June for the 70th anniversary of the opening of the Loveday internment camps and my hotel ran … Continue reading

Loveday Camp 14

The entrance to Loveday Camp 14 near Barmera, South Australia, 1945 (Australian War Memorial, ID 122983).

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