Collected Podcast Episode 18: Shinyo
Towards the end of World War Two, Japan built and mobilised thousands of killer boats to defend its homeland and occupied territories from possible Allied invasion. In Episode 18 of Collected, Louise Maher discovers how one of these Shinyo suicide launches was captured by Australian troops in Borneo and used for joyrides after the war before finding a permanent home at the War Memorial.
Presented by: Louise Maher
Produced by: Louise Maher
Melissa Cadden, Concept Developer – Peacekeeping, Humanitarian and East Timor galleries, Gallery Development Program
Dr Karl James, Head of Military History
Original music: Andy Heaney, Vice Like Grip