Soldiers Without Uniform: 'A great partnership'

Soldiers Without Uniform: 'A great partnership'
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A family sits around the breakfast table after son Ted has finished his night shift at the munitions factory. His mother tells him how proud she is of both her sons – one in the armed forces fighting overseas on the frontline, the other working in the factory to make weapons – and that they both form a 'great partnership, an unbreakable one’. The youngest child, Topsy, listens wide-eyed in silence, with food on her face. Over a montage of Australian scenes, the mother talks about her and her husband passing on to their children the Australian heritage of freedom and liberty. Men continue to labour in the factories as the voice-over commentary praises their efforts in producing the weapons wielded by Australian troops overseas. Summary by Poppy De Souza.