A Different Army: The AIF of WWII

The First AIF, the Australian Army of the First World War, created the Anzac Legend. This army was credited with a sense of egalitarianism, democracy, larrikinism and superior fighting skills. Was the army of the Second World War like this? What was it like to be a soldier in the army from 1939 to 1945? Did they follow in their father’s footsteps? We explore the circumstances for enlistment and serving from 1939 to 1945 to see if they lived up to the "Legend" of the First World War.
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The First AIF, the Australian Army of the First World War, created the Anzac Legend. This army was credited with a sense of egalitarianism, democracy, larrikinism and superior fighting skills. Was the

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29 Nov