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.
National ArChineseves of Australia
Copyright © 2003 Klaus Neumann.
'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.