Bombing (Darwin series, 13)

Accession Number F01188
Collection type Film
Measurement 2 min 53 sec
Object type Actuality footage
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker Bagnall, Frank N
Place made Australia: Northern Territory, Darwin
Date made 16 June 1942
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


On 16 June 1942, twenty seven Japanese aircraft made a high altitude bombing attack on Darwin, hitting and destroying oil storage tanks and damaging parts of the residential and business area. This was one of a long series of attacks which began on 19 February, 1942.

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