A Pianist Down Under – Douglas Zanders and The Australian Entertainment Unit In WWII

Douglas Zanders was a New Zealander who joined the Australian Army at the outbreak of WW II in the Pacific, firstly as an infantryman and then as part of a concert party providing entertainment to fighting units in Australia and New Guinea. This talk by his son, Ed Zanders, will provide the background to the unit and describe some of their experiences as they performed in various shows, often under arduous conditions in the jungle or outback.

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St. Augustine's Church, Richmond Rd., CB4 3PS
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Yes
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Other
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