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Author Lockwood, Douglas, 1918-1980, author, author

Title Australia under attack : the bombing of Darwin - 1942 / Douglas Lockwood
Published London ; Sydney : New Holland, 2013
London, Sydney, Cape Town, Auckland : New Holland Publishers, 2013
©2013

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 MELB  940.5426 Loc/Aua  AVAILABLE
Description 200 pages : illustrations, portraits, maps ; 27 cm
Contents The Japanese task force -- The irresolute evacuation -- The warnings ignored -- The aerodromes: Raid 1 -- Pearl Harbor parallel -- The much maligned wharfies -- The Militia tested -- The silent lines -- Dath and escape at Government House -- "All patients under beds!" -- R.A.A.F. - second raid -- "Kill twenty Japs each!" -- The Adelaide River stakes -- The forsaken Aborigines -- Aftermath 1. The military inquest 2. The Civil inquest 3. Reckoning for the Japanese -- Appendices I Civilian evacuation order -- II Fate of the Reverend Leonard Kentish -- III Attack on Florence D and Catalina -- IV Japanese aircraft used and lost -- V Japanese activity near Darwin before February 19, 1942 -- VI Air-raids on Darwin after February 19, 1942
Summary The first ever attack on Australia by a foreign power occurred at Darwin on 19th February 1942. At the time of the raid, Douglas Lockwood was a correspondent for the Melbourne Herald in Darwin
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: page 179
Subject Bombing, Aerial -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Darwin
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, Japanese.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Australia.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Darwin -- Aerial operations, Japanese
World War, 1939-1945 -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Darwin
World War, 1939-1945 -- Northern Territory -- Darwin -- Aerial operations, Japanese
Darwin (N.T.) -- History -- Bombardment, 1942.
Author Lockwood, Douglas, 1918-1980. Australia's Pearl Harbour, Darwin 1942
ISBN 9781742574042 (hbk.)
Other Titles Bombing of Darwin 1942
Australia's Pearl Harbour, Darwin 1942