Shadows of War on the Brisbane Line

Shadows of War on the Brisbane Line

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Recollections of a young boy growing up in a Queensland bush community during the most turbulent time in Australia's history. The stories are from a world that is almost unrecognisable to the one we live in today, about a community that no longer exists. My immediate family want to remember 'Grandad's stories', and I hope the wider audience will enjoy either renewing their acquaintance with the world of their childhood, or learning about the world of parents and grandparents.During the Second World War, car tyres were made of rubber which was manufactured from the sap of rubber trees and came mostly from Malaya. However, the ... One of the first things I learnt as a small boy was that cars would not run on flat tyres. The second ... One good thing that came out of the tyre shortage was a generation who became very proficient at changing and repairing tyres. They wereanbsp;...

Title:Shadows of War on the Brisbane Line
Author:Graham Smith
Publisher:Boolarong Press - 2011


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