Bomb Fragment (Darwin air raid)

Place Oceania: Australia, Northern Territory, Darwin
Accession Number REL/02064.012
Collection type Technology
Object type Munition component
Physical description Metal
Maker Unknown
Place made Japan
Date made c 1940
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Piece of twisted shrapnel. Label adhered to surface reading 'IN CRATER No 2'.

History / Summary

From the air attack on Darwin by Japanese in 1942.