HMT Queen Elizabeth, Sydney Harbour, between 1940-1945

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Note: Troopships Queen Elizabeth and Queen Mary, by far the two largest ships in the world after the destruction of Normandie. Each could carry over 10,000 troops from Australia or the United States to the European War and it was estimated they shortened the War by at least 6 months.

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    deadpan representative

    • 05/Aug/2009 21:59:41

    N!ce p!C Masallah aBda3 yaaah shay walla el9oora ^.* Ɗмȍȏʒӳ Ĵӻţ

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    BobMeade

    • 06/Aug/2009 11:28:02

    I cannot seem to get the Permanent URL to work.

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    State Library of New South Wales collection

    • 07/Aug/2009 01:28:25

    Sorry, fixed now!

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    BobMeade

    • 07/Aug/2009 06:28:20

    Thanks SLNSW. That's a good postcard collection.

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    vintagecameras

    • 08/Aug/2009 15:35:08

    I had heard it was a year - either way they played a huge role in the course of WWII.

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    difficult degree

    • 10/Aug/2009 01:36:17

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called AQUELLOS MAGNÍFICOS NAVIOS, and we'd love to have this added to the group!