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Title Reluctant enemies : Italian prisoners of war in Australia 1941-1947 / produced & directed by Maria Chilcott.

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 UniM Store VID  940.5472 RELU (Not for I.L.L.)  VHS video cassette    AVAILABLE
Physical description 1 videocassette (VHS) (55 minutes) : sound, colour with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
1/2 in.
Notes Off-air recording of the ABC program broadcast 19/4/00.
Performers Narrator, Tony Poli.
Summary Italian prisoners of war were sent to Australia during World War II, many sent to work on the land. Both the farmers and PoWs were apprehensive at first, but soon, ignorance and prejudice gave way to acceptance, with about twenty percent of the PoWs returning to Australia after the war as migrants often sponsored by the families they worked with.
Language notes Some Italian dialogue, English subtitles.
Other author Chilcott, Maria.
Poli, Tony.
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Australian.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Italian.
Prisoners of war -- Australia.
Variant Title Italian prisoners of war in Australia 1941-1947.