War and Peace in the Pacific 75: The 75th anniversary of World War II in the Pacific

War and Peace in the Pacific 75

Follow this journey as we discover new stories, and uncover familiar ones in new ways.

An online exhibition delving into the events and impact of the Pacific War on the battlefront and at home, 75 years after they occurred.

Australian, Japanese and U.S. perspectives highlight the immense impact of the war on everyone it touched.

Stories

03 Oct 2017

Guardians of Sunda Strait: Remembering HMAS Perth and USS Houston

01 May 2017

The Battle of the Coral Sea

19 Feb 2017

Bombing of Darwin

08 Dec 2016

Pearl Harbor Remembered
The Homefront 2018 WAPIP75 Education program panel exhibition

WAPIP75 LEARNING PROGRAM – THE HOMEFRONT WWII

This banner exhibition examines how civilians lived in a world at war and contributed to the war effort. Explore the students' research through this new activity guide for high school students.
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2019 Youth Ambassadors with their teachers in Japan

WAPIP75 2020 INTERNATIONAL LEARNING PROGRAM

To mark the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, the theme for the 2020 learning program is Peace, Revelation and Reconciliation. Join students from Australia, Japan and the USA to investigate what the end of WWII meant in your country and share your discoveries with international colleagues.

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Supported by the USA Bicentennial Gift Fund

Learn more about the War and Peace in the Pacific Education Program