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Title:Australia Under Attack: The Bombing of Darwin - 1942
Price:AUD$10.95 (about USD$8.50)
ISBN:9781741102697
Item ID:P002-8111
Quantity:1
Publisher:New Holland Publishers, Sydney, 2005
Edition:First
Binding:Trade Paperback
Condition:Very Good
New Holland Publishers, 2005, Trade Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, First

First impression. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 214 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Library stamps etc only on endpapers, half-title page.. This book is available and ready to be shipped.. The first ever attack on Australia by a foreign power occurred at Darwin on 19 February 1942. To this day, Australia Under Attack remains the most reliable and accurate account of the Darwin bombings. Darwin was bombed in broad daylight by members of the Japanese Carrier Task Force, which had been engaged at Pearl Harbour two months earlier. Not a single operational R.A.A.F fighter aircraft was available to meet this attack, imminent and inevitable though it was. At the time of the raid, Douglas Lockwood was a correspondent for the Melbourne Herald in Darwin. In the years that followed, he travelled the world interviewing survivors of and participants in the attack to produce the first complete reconstruction of that tragic day. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Military & Warfare; Australia; 1940s; ISBN: 1741102693. ISBN/EAN: 9781741102697. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 8111.
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