Coming Home: WW1

Nice work Melbourne History Workshop team—led by Nicole Davis (current Ph.D. student) and George Vanags (M.A. 2011)— and great to be part of the History Australia special WW1 issue ‘Coming Home’ (Vol. 16 No. 1). ‘Returning to the city: World War One, the repatriation of soldiers and the shaping of Melbourne’ explores the ways in which programs for the reintegration of soldiers into the community had a particularly urban focus. A limited number of free eprints available here!

Image: Welcoming returned wounded soldiers, Melbourne, Victoria, 1918. Photographer unknown. State Library Victoria, H29159.