[Photo courtesy of the Australian War Memorial http://www.awm.gov.au]
The War Memorial is letting us know about a big refurbishment in their much loved WWII galleries.
After the refurbishment, visitors will be able to see a number of objects that have not previously been on display, including: a rare Australian armoured vehicle, the Dingo scout car; a captured German Flak 38 anti-aircraft gun still in its original desert camouflage; a unique Chevrolet lorry and Breda anti-aircraft gun combination used by Australians during the siege of Tobruk. The HMAS Sydney showcase will feature a new audiovisual presentation, as well the exhibition on the Kokoda campaign. The iconic German Kübelwagen will return to display,
Additional emphasis is being given to the “home front”, with a beautifully restored civilian Studebaker sedan with its producer gas unit that powered it, and an Anderson shelter that was intended to protect families in their backyards.
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The Dingo in particular looks fascinating.