This is not speculative fiction. The emus won.
So unsuccessful was the Emu War – or the Great Emu War if you prefer – that locals would petition the government for a second war in 1934, 1943 (Despite already being heavily involved in WW2 at the time!) and 1948.
Doppelgangster’s The Emu War or The Great Emu War is nightmare fuel-napalm, shocking and awesome, and an action-packed fantasia that challenges nationalistic myths; bitterly satirising a ridiculous loss.
Grossly exaggerated from very real events, the production details the Western Australian armed, programmed, and entirely unprepared soldiers’ isolating experience; a combination of propaganda, physical assault, and fraternity; from the sign-up tents, to the barracks, to the cold, violent, and conclusive fields of battle.