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By Bob Alford,Jim Laurier

ISBN-10: 1472816870

ISBN-13: 9781472816870

Following the devastating raids on Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941, lightning advances via eastern forces during the Pacific and the a ways East, and a determined conflict through the Allied command within the Dutch East Indies, it grew to become glaring that an assault on Australia was once extra a question of 'when' and never 'if'.
On 19 February, simply 11 weeks after the assaults on Pearl Harbor and weeks after the autumn of Singapore, a similar jap conflict crew that had attacked Hawaii used to be ordered to assault the ill-prepared and under-defended Australian port of Darwin.
Publishing seventy five years after this little-known but devastating assault, this absolutely illustrated examine information what occurred on that dramatic day in 1942 with the aid of modern pictures, maps, and profiles of the commanders and machines desirous about the assault.

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