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'Together For Victory' - A Second World War poster depicting the allegiance of Australia and Britain against a common enemy.
'Together For Victory' - A Second World War poster depicting the allegiance of Australia and Britain against a common enemy.
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In 1914 Australia and New Zealand were separate dominions within the British Empire. Politically self-governing for the most part, they were an integral part of the imperial economic system.

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Further reading

  • Andrews, A.M., The Anzac illusion: Anglo-Australian Relations During World War I (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993)
  • Bridge, C., Special Relationships: Australia, Britain and the United States Since 1941 (London: Institute of Commonwealth Studies, 1991)
  • Day, D., The Great Betrayal: Britain, Australia and the Onset of the Pacific War, 1939-42 (New York: Norton, 1988)
  • McIntyre, D.W., Background to the Anzus Pact: Policy-Making, Strategy and Diplomacy, 1945-55 (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1995)
  • McIntyre, D. W., Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands In Brown, J.M. and Louis, W.R., The Oxford History of the British Empire Vol. IV The Twentieth Century (Oxford and New York, Oxford University Press, 1999)