Interview with Irmhild Beinssen (When the war came to Australia)

Accession Number F04018
Collection type Film
Measurement 67 min
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description Betacam SP/Colour/sound
Maker Look Television Productions Pty Ltd
Date made 11 January 1991
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Period 1990-1999

Item copyright: AWM Licensed copyright


Interview with Irma Beinssen who came to Australia in 1935. She married an Australian of German origin. She discusses her feelings on hearing of the outbreak of war, feelings towards Germans. Her husband's internment, her own internment by request, treatment of internees and the day to day life in an internment