Nancy Wake: Stories of Service

Imagine going undercover as a spy in occupied France during World War II. You would need confidence and courage to carefully maintain your cover while gathering intelligence. Nancy Wake was so good at avoiding the Germans that the Gestapo code-named her 'the White Mouse'.

Studio portrait of woman in army uniform.

Victory in the Pacific mail-out

To commemorate the 75th anniversary of VP Day and the end of World War II, we're sending free resources to schools, ex-service organisations and community organisations across Australia. Download these resources

Veterans' stories: their words

We gather stories of ordinary Australians who've had extraordinary experiences serving in wars, conflicts and peace operations all over the world

Watch their oral histories

Fall of Singapore

Our veterans retell their experiences as Singapore fell to Japanese advances in World War II. Thousands of Australian troops were captured.

Watch our short film

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