Commonwealth of Australia, August 1940: Warrant for Internment of Enemy Aliens. Many Italians and Italian-Australians were interned in Australia during the Second World War.

Commonwealth of Australia, August Warrant for Internment of Enemy Aliens. Many Italians and Italian-Australians were interned in Australia during the Second World War.

Barmera, South Australia. 1943-12-31. As many Italian internees were released during 1943 it was decided to close No 9 Compound and transfer the remaining Italians to No 14D Compound in the Loveday Internment Camp Group. This photograph shows internees passing through the compound gates carrying their personal belongings including birds in cages.

Between 1942 and 1943 thousands of Italian aliens and Italian Americans are sent to internment camps, along with being arrested, excluded and generally harassed and discriminated against in the United States.

Barmera, South Australia. 1943-12-31. As many Italian internees were released during 1943 it was decided to close No 9 Compound and transfer the remaining Italians to No 14D Compound in the Loveday Internment Camp Group. This photograph shows internees passing through the compound gates carrying their personal belongings including birds in cages.

Between 1942 and 1943 thousands of Italian aliens and Italian Americans are sent to internment camps, along with being arrested, excluded and generally harassed and discriminated against in the United States.

Loveday, Australia. 11 March 1943. An Italian internee at No. 9 Camp, Loveday Internment Group, at work dyeing clothing for issue to internees. This clothing is discarded Australian uniforms, cleaned, repaired and now dyed a burgundy colour.

11 March An Italian internee at No. 9 Camp, Loveday Internment Group, at work dyeing clothing for issue to internees. This clothing is discarded Australian uniforms, .

The location of World War I internment camps in Australia

The location of World War I internment camps in Australia

A view between two rows of living quarters at Loveday

A view between two rows of living quarters at Loveday

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