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Issue Details: First known date: 1940... 1940 Blinky Bill Joins the Army
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Blinky Bill plays soldiers in the bush with his friends: frogs, tadpoles, and rabbits. Some Australian soldiers, who are looking for a mascot, see Blinky drilling his 'army' and ask him to be the mascot for Australian soldiers in Sydney. Not knowing what a mascot is, Blinky Bill at first refuses. Later, as he prepares to leave his home, Blinky celebrates with his mother and his bush friends in various celebrations.




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