National Geographic : 1943 Mar
Sydney Faces the War Front Down Under © National Geographic Society Kodachrome by Howell WalKer Hands that Train for Surgery Also Wield Picks and Shovels Medical students at the University of Sydney dig slit trenches in front of the main Administration building. Faculty and students alike perform Air Raid Precaution duties. Women weave camouflage nets, knit, or do Red Cross, first-aid, and fire-fighting tasks. Australia has been converted virtually 100 percent to war work.