Haze was convinced he would only go off to World War II for around 4 months, but ended up fighting for 4 years. This hardened him inside. He went into the war intending to go back and be a preacher like his grandfather, but came out an atheist.
Two members of No. 31 (Beaufighter) Squadron RAAF, Flight Lieutenant G. Greenwood (L) and Sergeant B. Agnew hold the squadron mascots, a joey (young kangaroo) and an un-named dog at Coomalie Creek, Northern Territory.
During the Civil War many brave women dressed as men in order to enlist and fight on the front lines. Frances Clalin disguised herself as a man called Jack Williams and fought with distinction for the Union army