Tag Archives: WWII

The Air Raid – Celebrating the End of WWII 75 Years Ago on 8 May

THE AIR RAID When I was nine years old, the war was on.The enemy drowning fast at last; the endWas near, but first the Allies had to bombOur town to drive the fiend aground, and soWe hid below in shelters, … Continue reading

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ANZAC DAY, 25 April – PANDEMIC 2020

Tomorrow, on ANZAC DAY, I will remember my father and his WWI and WWII mates with admiration and a grateful heart. To all the brave men and women who had put their life on the line so that we could … Continue reading

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Growing Up In The 1940s – Oma and Opa – WWII

~ Dear Readers, After four years I’m finally coming back to this memoir. I’d like to finish it while memories are still floating in my mind. At times I’m overwhelmed by panic that there isn’t much time left. I’m 84. … Continue reading

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Growing Up In The 1940s – In Captivity – Punishment – WWII

  Dear Readers, After four years I’m finally coming back to this memoir. I’d like to finish it while memories are still floating in my mind. At times I’m overwhelmed by panic that there isn’t much time left. I’m 84. … Continue reading

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Growing Up In The 1940s – In Captivity – The Kind Oberarzt (continued) – WWII

Dear Readers, After four years I’m finally coming back to this memoir. I’d like to finish it while memories are still floating in my mind. At times I’m overwhelmed by panic that there isn’t much time left. I’m 84. I’m … Continue reading

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Growing Up In The 1940s – In Captivity – The Kind Oberarzt – WWII

Dear Readers, After four years I’m finally coming back to this memoir. I’d like to finish it while memories are still floating in my mind. At times I’m overwhelmed by panic that there isn’t much time left. I’m 84. I’m … Continue reading

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Dr Bogdan Stojić (1893-1995) – POW in Germany in WWII (1941- 1945) – ANZAC DAY 25 April

Cosel Doctors Back row from left: Dr B. Smith, Scotland; Dr J. Rigal, France; Dr T. Atkins, Australia; Dr A. Bazin, Russia Front row from left: Padre L.G. Tudor, South Africa; Dr R.K. Webster, Great Britain; Dr B. Stojic, Yugoslavia; … Continue reading

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For Anzac Day 2018 – 25 April

❤ I made this collage for my profile photo on Facebook to celebrate Anzac Day this year. In the group photo my dad, Lt Col Dr Bogdan Stojic, is easily recognisable in his Yugoslav uniform. These are the brave POW doctors … Continue reading

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Growing Up IN The 1940s – Life on the Farm – World War II

This year we are celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the end of World War Two. It was such a long time ago. I’m trying to remember what it was like for me in those turbulent years of War, and what … Continue reading

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Anzac Centenary ~ 1915-2015

April 25,  2015   On 25th April, the day of the landings at Gallipoli, I want to remember the young volunteers from Australia and New Zealand who put their lives on the line to fight the brave fight a hundred years ago. My father, Bogdan Stojić, … Continue reading

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