News item: Dunera internees to be compensated

Even though German Jewish refugees had fled to England to escape the Nazis, they were still under suspicion as 'enemy aliens'.  Many were deported to internment camps in Australia aboard the ship 'Dunera'.  Conditions aboard the ship were so bad that a public scandal arose, and officers were court-martialled. 


Argus 27 Feb 1941 p.3



From the State Library of Victoria's Newspapers collection.

Refugee internment