Tag Archives: General Blamey

Meals, movies, mortars and motivational speeches… something’s afoot

                                TX 1004 Sgt Max Hickman 2/33rd Battalion AIF 29th Aug 43 Dear Mother & Dad Just a few lines hoping to find you both … Continue reading

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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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A dearth of political leadership, farcical propaganda…and a scarcity of Nugget

                            TX1004 Max Hickman 2/33rd Battalion AIF Abroad 4th Dec 1941 Dear Mother & Dad I received your welcome letters yesterday and they both made good reading … Continue reading

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