world war two

Landmark history conference examines Australasia

August 23rd, 2013

A first-of-its-kind conference hosted by Murdoch University is drawing together a ‘who’s who’ of Australian academics working in the area of Australasian history.

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Fears of Japanese aggression in wool trade

July 25th, 2013

A Murdoch University researcher has uncovered a little known nugget of Australian history about a Japanese push to challenge the nation’s wool dominance in the early 20th century.

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Research tracks little known Australian-US divide on war criminals

January 23rd, 2013

A Murdoch University History researcher is looking at how the Australian approach to Japanese war criminals differed from that of the US following the Second World War.

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Fremantle submarine base a major factor in Pacific war

November 7th, 2012

A Murdoch University professor is researching the history and importance of Fremantle’s submarine base during the Second World War – the largest in the Southern Hemisphere.

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