Category Archives: World War 2

Enemy Aliens

During the First and Second World Wars, nationals of countries at war with Australia who were living in Australia were classed as “enemy aliens”. As soon as Italy declared war on Britain and its allies on 10th June 1940, Italian nationals … Continue reading

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Iwo Jima ~ Flag Raising

Day 292 of Colourisation Project – February 23 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Today’s photo for colourisation is perhaps one of the best-known war images ever made. Taken by … Continue reading

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‘A Date Which Will Live in Infamy’

Day 214 of Colourisation Project – December 7 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Sunday, December 7, 1941: there was something different about this Sunday morning, 73 years ago today. As it … Continue reading

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Alfred Eisenstaedt – Father of Photojournalism

Day 213 of Colourisation Project – December 6 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. You may not recognise the name or the face but you would certainly have to recognise … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day – Lest We Forget

Day 188 of Colourisation Project – November 11 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Today marks the 96th anniversary of the Armistice which ended the First World War. Known as … Continue reading

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Liberation of Paris – 70th Anniversary

Day 110 of Colourisation Project – August 25 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. This day August 25, marks the 70th anniversary of the Liberation of Paris. After four years of … Continue reading

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