"SUNK EN ROUTE TO FREEDOM"
- New Evidence Linking the Movement of the
Montevideo Maru with Internee Exchanges
Between Japan and Australia
Released May 2009
Last update 03/05/2021
"History is a process and there
is not one truth about the past, just as there is not one truth about the
It will depend, in part, on where you are looking at it from, but what I think you have to try and do in History,
and confronting the present is to recognize that your view is a limited one and it may not be the only one.
And try and be aware of other angles and aspects. I think what history also has to do is sort
out what people think they believe (and what we think we believe) from what actually happened.
We have views of the past that are simply not borne out by the evidence."
Professor Margaret MacMillan