Allies in adversity

Date created: March 2006

  • Graphic Design
  • XHTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • Dreamweaver templates
  • Generation of QuickTime movies
  • Generation of MP3 files

Allies in adversity was created to mark the 400th anniversary of the Dutch discovery of the Australian mainland by Captain Willem Jansz in March 1606. Allies in adversity commemorates this anniversary by focusing on the Dutch-Australian experience of the war in the Pacific, 1941-45.The site incorporates an interactive map that was built using AJAX. It shows a time line of when and where ships were sunk. The map is something that would not be possible outside of an online environment.The site contains numerous QuickTime movies and MP3 files of newsreels and interviews.Allies homepage