Bombing Darwin

At around 10 am on 19 February 1942 Japanese bombers and fighters attacked Darwin. By the end of the attack some 243 allied service personnel and civilians had died and a further 300 had been wounded. Dr Thomas Rogers describes the event that rocked Australia and the suppression of the event in wider reporting.

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14 Australian Antiaircraft Battery (Militia) Fixed Defences, Darwin

14 Australian Antiaircraft Battery (Militia) Fixed Defences, Darwin, Roy Hodgkinson, 1942 ART22719