Sunday, 3 February 2008

Ten Pound Poms

Timewatch last night looked at the story of the Ten Pound Poms...

Following World War II, over one and a half million Britons went to Australia - seduced by government propaganda films selling Australia as a land of opportunity in the sun, and fares of just £10.

This article from the BBC website is an interesting read, and you can watch the programme again via BBC iPlayer here for 6 days.

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