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Darwin bombed

"Use the 1916 ammo first"

by Jack Mulholland

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Published by Australian Military History Publications in Loftus, N.S.W .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Darwin (N.T.),
  • Northern Territory,
  • Darwin.
    • Subjects:
    • Mulholland, Jack, 1921-,
    • Australia. Army. Heavy Anti-Aircraft Battery, 14th.,
    • Australia. Army -- Biography.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Northern Territory -- Darwin.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, Japanese.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Australian.,
    • Darwin (N.T.) -- History -- Bombardment, 1942.

    • Edition Notes

      Previously published as: Use the 1916 ammo first. 1995.

      StatementJack Mulholland.
      GenrePersonal narratives, Australian.
      SeriesMilitary history memoirs series, Memoirs series (Loftus, Sydney, Australia)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD767.82.D3 M85 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 146 p. :
      Number of Pages146
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6841621M
      ISBN 101876439181
      LC Control Number00341320

      The bombing of Darwin, 19 February Using documents and photographs drawn from its collection and introduced by its historians, the Memorial remembers the bombing of Darwin. Air raids on the Australian mainland Encyclopedia entry about air raids on the Australian mainland. Fact Sheet - The bombing of Darwin. Darwin, the capital of Australia's Northern Territory, was devastated by Japan's Pearl Harbour veterans on the 19th February , in which people were killed. In all, the Japanese attacked Darwin 64 times and the last attack occurred in late However the Territory was not undefended.

      Get this from a library! Darwin bombed: an A/A gunner's reflections. [Jack Mulholland] -- When Jack Maulholland volunteered in for service in Darwin as an anti aircraft gunner, he certainly didn't expect what the gunners at first found: flies, heat, humidity, hard work. The town of Broome, Western Australia was attacked by Japanese fighter planes on 3 March , during World War II. At least 88 people were killed. Although Broome was a small pearling port at the time, it was also a refuelling point for aircraft, on the route between the Netherlands East Indies and major Australian cities. As a result, Broome Location: Broome, Australia.

      On Febru , Darwin was attacked by two Japanese air raids. They were orchestrated by none other than Mitsuo Fuchida, the commander who had 10 weeks earlier bombed Pearl Harbour. Overall, the attacks cost around people their lives and injured between and . Darwin would be bombed a total of 64 times, the last raids occurring in November None of these subsequent raids would, however, match the ferocity of those on 19 February -Neil Sharkey The Neptuna exploding at Darwin wharf on Febru Image: Northern Territory Library.


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Darwin Bombed Young Person's Guide Tom Lewis, a high school teacher and military historian, wrote this book as he experienced that there was little support material for school children explaining the Japanese raids on Darwin 19th February The first ever attack on Australia by a foreign power occurred at Darwin on 19th February The town was bombed in broad daylight by members of the Japanese Carrier Task Force which had been engaged at Pearl Harbor two months earlier/5.

Darwin Bombed. is a fully illustrated guide Darwin bombed book school children of all ages. Dr Tom Lewis is a long time Darwin resident and one of Australia's foremost military historians. A high school teacher and former naval officer, he is the author of 14 books. Australian War Books about Darwin Northern Territory attacks and defense during WW2.

Darwin was attacked by Japanese aircraft on the morning of 19 February. Bombed in more than 50 air raids during the Second World War, Darwin is a city shaped by war. Drawing on the Northern Territory Library’s collections, this is a visual account of the day war came to Australian shores.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are advised that Explore NT History includes images, sounds and names of deceased.

First published in The Age on Febru TWO AIR RAIDS ON DARWIN. Darwin, 19 February People at Government House look at the smoke billowing from ships ablaze in the harbour after the first Japanese air raids.

So the author has produced a book suitable for upper primary and lower middle school students. Darwin Bombed is heavy on the illustrations and contains all of the essential information about the first air raid, which flattened the northern capital, and killed people.

The bombing of Darwin is a fascinating story that needs to reach as wide an audience as possible. World War 2 Japanese Bombing Of Darwin. Melbourne Herald Headline 74 years ago today. Melbourne writer Anne Connor released her memoir Two Generations in based on her father Jock Connor's time in World War 2, including in the bombing of Darwin where he had been a gunner and signalman.

"My first understanding of what happened in Darwin was in when I visited for the 70th commemoration of the bombing," she said. On 19 February the Japanese inflicted on Darwin in Australia’s Northern Territory, what they had visited on Pearl Harbour on 7 December The same aircraft carrier battle 4/5(27).

The Bombing of Darwin, February by Peter Grose (Sydney: Allen & Unwin) Paperback: pages Rec. price: AUD$ Historian Peter Grose's previous work, A Very Rude Awakening, chronicled the Japanese midget submarine attack on Sydney harbour on the night of May 31/June 1, Darwin Bombed - A Young Person's Guide to the Japanese attack of 19 February Dr Tom Lewis, softcover, x mm, 36 pages, full colour throughout, fully illustrated, Avonmore Books,ISBN:   Darwin Bombed by Jack Mulholland,available at Book Depository with free delivery : Jack Mulholland.

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The Bombing of Darwin. General Information Significant Events leading up to the Bombing of Darwin Key individuals involved Effects of the Bombing of Darwin on the greater war or on the home front Primary Sources.

The Newspaper Article here tell people living in Darwin what had happened. While the news was shocking and. Bombing of Darwin: | | | | | | Bombing of Dar World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive.

The Bombing of Darwin, February Author: Peter Grose; Publisher: ISBN: Category: Biography & Autobiography Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Darwin was a battle Australia would rather forget, yet the Japanese attack on 16 February was the first foreign assault on Australian soil since Darwin Bombed.

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Barely a month after Darwin was decimated by a surprise Japanese bombing attack in.