MR. CHIFLEY'S BROADCAST (1945) newsclip

Clipping of a 1945 article from The Gloucester Advocate newspaper published in NSW

MR. CHIFLEY'S BROADCAST. (1945, August 17). The Gloucester Advocate (NSW), p.1.

NLA News article 160476340
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Gloucester, New South Wales, Australia

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MR. CHIFLEY'S BROADCAST. Broadcasting to the nation immediately the momentous news of Japan's surrender was received, the Prime Minister (Mr. Chifley) said: 'The war is over. At this moment let us offer thanks to God.' Mr. Chifley added: 'Hostilities now cease. Let us remember those whose lives were given that we may enjoy this glorious moment, and may look forward to a peace which they have won for us. 'Let us remember those whose thoughts, with proud sorrow, turn towards the gallant loved ones who will not come back,'

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