Working out the ways that wheels have changed the way we travel and making gears from vegetables to power our vehicles. Plus what was it with flight and making Leonardo Da Vinci helicopter that launches high and dry!
An Estonian by birth, Elmar Saarepere was forced to serve with the German army. He was interned after the war and not wanting to return to live under communism, took passage to Australia, arriving in 1947.
In 1944 Russian-born Stefania Sochan and her mother were transported first to Auschwitz and then to Bergen Belsen. Her mother perished in the camp but Stefania survived the war and arrived in Australia in 1950.