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Jewish Anzacs from Russia: Challenging stereotypes

Govor, Elena


There were nearly one hundred and fifty Jewish Anzacs among the thousand First World War Anzacs born on the territory of the Russian Empire, whose stories are recorded in my book Russian Anzacs in Australian History (2005). Like the other Russian Anzacs, these men are subsumed into the Anglo-Saxon majority in most traditional First World War histories of Australia; they also disappear among the mass of all other Jewish-identifying Anzacs in Australia. Among them were, of course, some...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: The Australian Jewish Historical Society Journal


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