WW2-Prisoner of War

Student Resources



The story of the massacre of Australian nurses by Japanese in World War 2, and the survival of one of them, Sr Vivien Bullwinkel.


Death Railway

The story of the terrible experiences of one large group of POWs of the Japanese.



The story of World War 1 veteran Bill Webb as a POW in World War 2.

primary secondary

Interview Guide

Practical suggestions for interviewing people about their war-related experience.


early childhood primary

Where in the world?

Students work out on a map where Australians have served in peace and war.

early childhood primary

Women in War

See and hear what Australian women have done in wars and peacekeeping.