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Curriculum links

This resource supports the Australian Curriculum for Year 10 Humanities and Social Sciences, particularly the History depth study: World War II (1939-45).

It aligns with several content descriptions and also develops the historical skills identified.

This resource helps students explore the following inquiry questions:

Investigation 1: What happened during the Japanese raid on Broome?

Investigation 2: Why did the Government censor information about the raid on Broome?

Investigation 3: In what ways was the north west of Australia strategically significant during the war?

Investigation 4: What did the Second World War mean for the people of Broome?

Investigation 5: Why were people interned during the war and what were their experiences?