Section 1: Introduction to World War II
The information provided on the events of World War II in the European and Pacific theatres of war is not comprehensive and no attempt has been made to investigate causes of the war. The intention is only to provide a context for an examination of the homefront in Australia during World War II.
Background to the War teaching resources
- Character Profiles for Allied and Axis Leaders – Photocopy masters for students resource sheets. Information summaries about some of the principal actors in World War II including a photograph of each.
Some characters you should know
Shaping the nation: John Curtin and Australia
- Online exhibition about John Curtin’s rise through the socialist movement to become Prime Minister.