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Herbert Malinow’s diary detailing transport aboard the HMS Dunera

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1991/1/1
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A diary documenting abuses by British soldiers aboard the infamous HMS Dunera.
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Herbert Malinow was born in Breslau (now Wroclaw, Poland) in 1920 and came to Great Britain with his parents in 1936. Herbert was subsequently interned by the British in June 1940 and sent to Australia on the infamous HMS Dunera. He remained in Hay internment camp in Australia until his return in August 1941 thereafter he joined the Pioneer Corps.

This diary including details of abuses endured by internees during the voyage to Australia on HMS Dunera:

'Everyone has been bodily searched. False teeth taken away. Wedding rings forced off fingers'

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