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Introduction

Dean, Peter

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The year 1942 represents the first time that the shadows of war from a great power conflict touched the shores of Australia. The bombing of Darwin and the Japanese air offensive against northern Australia, the attack on Sydney Harbour and the battles for the air, land and sea gap to Australia�s north occurred within a critical period of Australia�s history. This critical year is the focus of this text. Specifically, it concentrates on Australia after the fall of Malaya and Singapore through to...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Book chapter
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/33359
Book Title: Australia 1942: in the shadow of war
DOI: .1017/CBO9781139540681.002

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