Saturday, 23 April 2022 —— Enjoy the talk here.
FOLLOWING Pearl Harbour and the fall of Singapore, the tremendous war effort meant that Americans forces soon ‘occupied’ Brisbane. All up, it is estimated that one million American troops passed through the city during 1942-45.
“The social disruption altered the lives of so many in Queensland’s sleepy capital, particularly young women,” said Melanie Myers, the author of the novel Meet Me at Lennon’s.
At our April meeting, Melanie will speak about the effects and legacy—good and bad—of this tumultuous period.
All are welcome at the Uniting Church Centre, 52 Merthyr Rd, New Farm, at 2.30pm on Saturday, 23 April. Sumptuous afternoon tea to follow. $10 (members $5).
Enjoy the talk here.