Dense clouds of smoke rise from oil tanks hit during the first Japanese air raid on Australia's ...

Unit HMAS Deloraine
Place Oceania: Australia, Northern Territory, Darwin
Accession Number 128108
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film copy negative nitrate
Maker RAN Historical Collection
Place made Australia: Northern Territory, Darwin
Date made 19 February 1942
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Dense clouds of smoke rise from oil tanks hit during the first Japanese air raid on Australia's mainland. In the foreground is HMAS Deloraine, which escaped damage.