City in ruins after a 1942 Japanese air raid on Darwin - Northern Territory. The first attack on Darwin was led by the same Japanese Commander responsible for the attack on Pearl Harbour ten weeks earlier.

city in ruins after a 1942 Japanese air raid on Darwin - Northern Territory. The first attack on Darwin was led by the same Japanese Commander responsible for the attack on Pearl Harbour ten weeks earlier.

The Japanese bombing of Darwin and northern Australia

This resource explores the attacks on Australian soil during and includes valuable information regarding the mobilisation of volunteers on the home front. It also includes a considerable number of maps, photos, documents and primary sources.

The vessel Zealandia was blown up in Darwin harbour in the aftermath of the bombing of Darwin, 19 February 1942.

Image The vessel Zealandia was blown up in Darwin harbour in the aftermath of the bombing of Darwin, 19 February - Commonwealth Government Records about the Northern Territory

Bombed House at Bellevue Hill 8th June 1942. During World War II Australia came under direct attack from Japanese Forces. In June of 1942 Japanese submarines shelled Australia's East Coast. The 8th of June 1942 saw a simultaneous attack on Sydney and Newcastle by Japanese submarines. The objective of the Sydney attack was destruction of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. The attack on Sydney damaged homes in the Eastern suburbs. The Bellevue Hill area was one of the worst hit areas during the…

Bombed House at Bellevue Hill 8th June 1942. During World War II Australia came under direct attack from Japanese Forces. In June of 1942 Japanese submarines shelled Australia's East Coast. The 8th of June 1942 saw a simultaneous attack on Sydney and Newcastle by Japanese submarines. The objective of the Sydney attack was destruction of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. The attack on Sydney damaged homes in the Eastern suburbs. The Bellevue Hill area was one of the worst hit areas during the…

Bombing of Darwin 70th Anniversary

70th Anniversary of the Bombing of Darwin

Australia’s Pearl Harbor – The Bombing of Darwin By Hundreds of Japanse Aircraft

The explosion of an oil storage tank and clouds of smoke from other oil tanks, hit during the first Japanese air raid on Australia's mainland, at Darwin on 19 February In the foreground is HMAS Deloraine, which escaped damage. From Wikipedia.

Last Heavy Japanese Bombing Attacks on Darwin On this day …….. 6th of July 1943 Darwin, capital city of Australia’s Northern Territory, was just a small town with a civilian population of less than 2000 during World War II. Nonetheless, it was a strategically-placed naval port and airbase. The first of an estimated 64 air raids against Darwin during 1942-43 occurred on […]

of July 1943 Darwin, capital city of Australia’s Northern Territory, was just a small town with a civilian population of less than 2000 during World War II.

WW2 - The Bombing of Darwin Australia by Japanese

There were more bombs dropped in the first attack on Darwin than at Pearl Harbour. The bombing of Darwin was the first time the war came to the Australia.

Japanese Bombing of Mossman - Queensland On this day …….. 31st of July 1942 In WWII, the first real attack of the Japanese on an Australian base occurred with the bombing of Darwin on 19 February 1942. That attack was the first of about 90 attacks that occurred at various places in and around Australia during the war. Shortly after this

of July 1942 In WWII, the first real attack of the Japanese on an Australian base occurred with the bombing of Darwin on 19 February That attack was the firs…

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