New PDF release: 1942: Australia's Greatest Peril

By Bob Wurth

1942 used to be the 12 months of Australia's maximum peril - as Darwin was once destroyed through bombing, Australian ships have been torpedoed within reach of our coast, midget eastern submarines attacked delivery in Sydney Harbour, and the japanese military invaded New Guinea on its inexorable march south. this can be the genuine tale of the true and impending chance to Australia in that fateful year.

On the attractive Inland Sea of Japan - the heartland of the Imperial jap military - and in frenetic wartime Tokyo, zealous employees officials and their illogical admirals debated the invasion of a virtually defenceless state. The Imperial jap military, in the meantime, hostile the assault, foreseeing a looming army quagmire. In Australia, Allied defence chiefs all yet brushed aside the possibilities of keeping Darwin. For months, Australia's destiny hung within the balance.

1942 is a narrative of determined bravery and legal stupidity. such a lot of all, it's the tale of Australians left excessive and dry, lower than the looming shadow of a negative invasion, and the stairs that an green chief, John Curtin, took to avoid wasting his kingdom in its darkest days.

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