Lake Macquarie History

World War II: Lake Macquarie - the way it was. Oral History

Disc three in the series of audio recordings, in which local residents discuss the history and development of Lake Macquarie through their eyes. Recorded circa 1982.

Topics covered in this recording

  • reaction the the announcment of war
  • coal mining as a protected industry
  • boating restrictions
  • RAAF Rathmines
  • women's experiences
  • social life
  • changes to Toronto

Reference

Lake Macquarie City Library 1982, World War II, Lake Macquarie City Library, Lake Macquarie [N.S.W.]

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