Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Details

Rando, G, Tales of Internment: The Story of Andrea La Macchia, in Elkner, C, O’Brien, IM, Rando, G and Cappello, A (eds), Enemy Aliens. The Internment of Italian Migrants in Australia during the Second World War, Connor Court Publishing, 2005, 35-54.


Relates the plight of one Italian migrant, Andrea La Macchia, who arrived in Australia in 1940 only to be caught up in the events following Italy's entry into the war by being interned for nearly three years. His story is placed in the general context of the internment experience.