Mark Aarons' activism started at North Sydney Boys High School in the mid-1960s especially in organising students to protest the Vietnam War. His 1986 ABC radio documentary series ‘Nazis in Australia’ prompted the Hawke government’s inquiry into war criminals and formation of Special Investigations Unit.
Ratlines: How the Vatican's Nazi Networks Betrayed Western Intelligence to the Soviets, with John Loftus, William Heinemann, 1991 (US edition: Unholy Trinity: How the Vatican's Nazi Networks Betrayed Western Intelligence to the Soviets, with John Loftus, New York: St. Martin's Press, 1992). 372 pages.
^Excerpt from page 104 of A History of the Democratic Socialist Party and the Resistance, Volume I by John Percy: “……….. Alan Tomlinson, one of the more conservative students in HSSAWV, who went to the same school as Mark Aarons, North Sydney Boys High, and …….” (This is accessible on internet)