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Beauty of Melbourne Australia By V. T.
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Melbourne is voted one of the best city in the world. It's beautiful, mixture of modern and historical buildings. You can go back to understand the history of Australia from this city, and travel to... More > view the magnificent scenery of Great Ocean Road. If you decided to travel to Melbourne, you can bring this ebook along. Inside contains tons of information that you need to know, such as the best hotels, places of interest, car rental, great ocean road, and more. Everything you want to know about Melbourne is recorded inside. Give yourself a break. Plan your trip to Melbourne today!< Less
Letters from the Pacific By LT Eleanor Melbourne, Army Nurse Corps
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“We have been terrifically busy these past few days. I wish I could tell you all about it, but I can’t; my job and what I’m doing here is the most important thing don’t forget... More > it. If my letters are full of social activities it’s only because I can’t talk about the other things, and I do wish I could, I still have some bad moments over these G.I’s I take care of – I doubt if I’ll ever get hardened to the army. I’d like it better if I could tell it all to you two, who are so close to me. I try to see if the army way, that is that men are expendable, if they fall by the wayside it’s just one of those things. It all started over two guys I got in today. Boy I really thought they were goners. But tonight he was rational and talked to me. Well I’m glad he’s going to make it. I could go on and say what I’m thinking, that is, he’s going to make it to only fight and perhaps be killed. It’s a tough war Mom and Dad, and I’m sure learning a life time of experiences.”< Less
Letters from the Pacific By LT Eleanor Melbourne Army Nurse Corps
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“We have been terrifically busy these past few days. I wish I could tell you all about it, but I can’t; my job and what I’m doing here is the most important thing don’t forget... More > it. If my letters are full of social activities it’s only because I can’t talk about the other things, and I do wish I could, I still have some bad moments over these G.I’s I take care of – I doubt if I’ll ever get hardened to the army. I’d like it better if I could tell it all to you two, who are so close to me. I try to see if the army way, that is that men are expendable, if they fall by the wayside it’s just one of those things. It all started over two guys I got in today. Boy I really thought they were goners. But tonight he was rational and talked to me. Well I’m glad he’s going to make it. I could go on and say what I’m thinking, that is, he’s going to make it to only fight and perhaps be killed. It’s a tough war Mom and Dad, and I’m sure learning a life time of experiences.”< Less
Witnesses to History By Eric Pratt
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Eric Pratt was educated at Carey Grammar school, Melbourne, and The University of Queensland where he graduated in Law in 1965. He practised as a barrister and solicitor in Papua New Guinea from 1965... More > to 1972 and then as a barrister in Queensland as junior and then Senior Counsel until his appointment to the District Court. Pratt was described in the District Court Annual Report, 2000-2001, as a hard-working and quick thinking judge, known for his ability to manage a court in a dignified but good-natured manner. "Witnesses to History" shows that he is also hard-working and quick with a tale of his family line, in a story which stretches from England to Australia in the hard days of the 19th century when Australia was in the grip of Federation fever, when bushrangers roamed the countryside, and into the 20th century and two World Wars threatened to tear humanity apart.< Less
A History of Kew RSL By John Torpey
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A History of the Kew RSL (Returned Services League) in Kew, Melbourne, Australia.
The State Library of Victoria and the American Civil War By Barry Crompton
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A list of holdings related to the American Civil War in the State Library of Victoria, mostly collected in the 1860s-1880s. Includes CDV photogrpahic items, autographs and letters by generals and... More > politicians as well as the Gettysburg Cyclorama and the visit of the CSS Shenandoah to Melbourne< Less
Dear Chloe By Lisa Greenfield
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Two men in World War One army uniform stand before the painting of Chloe in Young and Jacson's hotel. They raise a toast to her beauty and vow to return. But the war ended over a hundred years... More > ago...So who are these men and why do they remain fascinated by a painting in the afterlife? And why has the beautiful Chloe refused to look upon life for over a century?< Less
Don't Blame Me By Barry Aitchison
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The life and times of the author's first sixteen years of life, growing up in South Melbourne in the forties and fifties.
Dixie Down Under By Barry Crompton
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The Confederate warship Shenandoah's visit to Melbourne Australia in January-February 1865 and the reaction of the local people to the Confederate visitor. The memoirs of the officers, the newspaper... More > reports and official records of the cruise of the warship which was the last to fly the Confederate flag on its surrender at Liverpool, England, in November 1865< Less
Glenferrie Hill Recreational Club - A Memoir - 1907-2001 By Pamela F Wilson & John M Swan
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The history of the Glenferrie Hill Recreation Club can be told, in part, as the story of the prominent men of influence who were members of the Club. They gave willing support to the Club as well as... More > being involved in many other community organizations and their own businesses. They were generous with their time and talents and many were considerable benefactors of the Club. They were strongly supported by the lady croquet players. The growth of the Glenferrie Hill Recreation Club, as its fortunes are followed, reflects the influences of the economic and social conditions of the past century.< Less

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