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Told through the eyes of some of our last remaining veterans, My Life at War is a story of mateship, courage and sacrifice. Follow their personal and emotional journey from enlistment, going to war and eventually coming home.

Uniting is proud to present My Life at War. Meet the 11 veterans and find out more at uniting.org/veterans

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Told through the eyes of some of our last remaining veterans, My Life at War is a story of mateship, courage and sacrifice. Follow their personal and emotional journey from enlistment, going to war and eventually coming home.

Uniting is proud to present My Life at War. Meet the 11 veterans and find out more at uniting.org/veterans

    Coming home: Life after war

    Coming home: Life after war

    In this final episode, our veterans experience an emotional homecoming.

    No longer the teenagers who jumped at the chance to defend Australia, how will they adjust to their new lives ahead?

    Uniting is proud to present My Life at War. Meet the veterans and find out more at uniting.org/veterans

    • 21 min
    Indigenous soldiers: Warrior spirit

    Indigenous soldiers: Warrior spirit

    Why would four Indigenous men from the same family fight for their country in WWII?

    Former Warrant Officer Col Watego tells the emotional story of his family’s journey through the war. It is a story that acknowledges the warrior spirit and how his ancestors paved the way for him and other Indigenous soldiers.

    Uniting is proud to present My Life at War. Meet the veterans and find out more at uniting.org/veterans

    Women of the War: Mum, I’m a soldier now

    Women of the War: Mum, I’m a soldier now

    “Once I got my uniform that was it. I was a soldier. That made all the difference.”

    A spur-of-the-moment decision to enlist in the Army will change Marcia Halliday’s life. Nothing can prepare her for the reaction from her family, or her fellow servicemen.

    Uniting is proud to present My Life at War. Meet the veterans and find out more at uniting.org/veterans

    • 22 min
    Attack on Australia: It’s our war now

    Attack on Australia: It’s our war now

    The war comes to Australian shores, but no one is prepared.
    The attacks on Darwin and Sydney would change every Australian’s perspective of the war. The battle is not in some far away land - “the enemy is on our doorstep”.

    Uniting is proud to present My Life at War. Meet the veterans and find out more at uniting.org/veterans

    • 20 min
    War: It’s a matter of survival

    War: It’s a matter of survival

    As our Aussie soldiers and pilots head to the battlefields, they prepare to confront the enemy, their nerves, and their mortality. And all they really have is each other. 

    Uniting is proud to present My Life at War. Meet the veterans and find out more at uniting.org/veterans

    • 20 min
    Enlistment: Why I went to war at 15

    Enlistment: Why I went to war at 15

    You’ve just been told Australia is at war. How do you respond?

    In this first episode, you’ll meet our WWII veterans as they relive the beginning of the Second World War, and recollect what compelled them to step forward and defend the nation.

    Uniting is proud to present My Life at War. Meet the veterans and find out more at uniting.org/veterans

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