Von Schadewald wrote:The thing is: Australians can take dry heat. But can they take snow and cold? And vice versa Canadian troops.
What a bizarre question.
Here's some information to help you with an answer.
The Australians took the snow and cold on the Western Front during WWI. They also managed the cold of a Korean winter during the Korean War. Canadians managed to take the heat in Hong Kong in the Second World War and also that of a Korean summer as well.
Representatives of both nationalities served in tropic, temperate and colder climates as parts of the Commonwealth air forces and navy.
The RAAF served in Russia :
And the Australians seemed to survive.
And look....Canadians served in the Far East and toughed it out in spite of their "polar blood"
http://veterans.gc.ca/eng/history/secon ... a-campaign