A doubtful character: Wolf Klaphake

Author(s)

Neumann, Klaus

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Abstract

Scientist and inventor Wolf Klaphake (1900-67) emigrated from Germany in 1935. This website traces the story of his four-year detention in Australian internment camps during World War II.

Publication year

2003

Publication type

Creative work

Publisher

National ArChineseves of Australia

Copyright

Copyright © 2003 Klaus Neumann.

Additional information

'A doubtful character' is the first instalment in the series 'Uncommon Lives', which features the biographies of famous and not-so-famous Australians. Drawing extensively on documents and images from the Archives' collection, the website retraces the life of the inventor Wolf Klaphake.

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