Monthly Archives: December 1942

Christmas in New Guinea: two letters

                TX 1004 Max Hickman 33rd Platoon 25th Brigade 25th Dec 1942   Dear Mother & Dad As you have probably already noticed I’m writing this letter on Christmas day and I suppose … Continue reading

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Fellows would have to stand twice in the one place to throw a shadow

              TX 1004 Max Hickman 33rd Platoon 25th Brigade Carrier Group AIF New Guinea 15 – 12 – 42 Dear Mother & Dad It never rains but what it pours.  I’ve had another two … Continue reading

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Rubber production and Jeeps ‘that can just about climb a brick wall’

TX 1004 Max Hickman 33rd Platoon 25th Brigade Carrier Group AIF New Guinea 11th Dec 1942 Dear Mother & Dad I received your two very interesting letters of the 16th & 23rd of November today – after so long without … Continue reading

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The Fuzzy Wuzzy Angels

                            TX 1004 Max Hickman 33rd Platoon 25th Brigade Carrier Group AIF New Guinea 2nd Dec 1942 Dear Mother & Dad It seems ages since I’ve heard … Continue reading

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