was this in world war 1 or 2?
39.800 Australian Soldiers were killed during WW2.
Approximately a million.
Yes, but not always back in Australia.
No, they handed them in on discharge.
Around 20,000 thousand Western Australian Soldiers were sent to war in Greece to aid Australia's greatest ally during that time, Britain.
Try this web site: http://www.ww2australia.gov.au/
There was no "Anzac War" - the Anzacs were Australian and New Zealand soldiers who helped the British in World War 1 and 2 .
Nothey were not, ANZAC refers to the Australian and New Zealand soldiers who fought together in the 1st world war.
26,358 Australian soldiers, of all branches(RAN, RAAF, Army) became POWs during World War II. This number includes both the Pacific war against Japan and the war in Europe, against Germany.
Australia in world war 2Australian soldiers generally fought in the pacific campaigns but they also had involvement in the African campaign in Egypt and Libya as well as the Italian campaign but by for the pacific campaign was were most Australian soldiers were fighting a lot of the time they fought alongside British and other commonwealth forces. the New Zealand soldiers fought with the Australians often to form ANZAC.
Poor food, rough conditions and terrains, bad weather and fear were the hardships of Australian soldiers in ww2, although the cold weather probably stood out the most for our soldiers.
5 shillings a day and 1 shilling and sixpence a day danger money in Australian currency
how did world war 2 affect the civilians and the soldiers
They fought in campaigns in the Middle East and South East Asia.
See the question: What did the soldiers in World War 2 eat?
The Australian soldiers considered them to be extremely formidable soldiers until they realized with the allies they could be defeated. The Australian prisoners thought they were evil, cruel and monstrous people with the atrocities, cruelties and horrible care they gave to them and the American and the Brits. They were helpful in the War Crimes Trials to get the Japanese convicted.
How many US soldiers served in World War 2?
Approximately 74,000 American soldiers from World War 2 are still unaccounted for.