By Bob Wurth
1942 was once the 12 months of Australia's maximum peril - as Darwin used to be destroyed by means of bombing, Australian ships have been torpedoed close by of our coast, midget jap submarines attacked delivery in Sydney Harbour, and the japanese military invaded New Guinea on its inexorable march south. this is often the true tale of the true and impending risk 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 country. The Imperial jap military, in the meantime, adversarial the assault, foreseeing a looming army quagmire. In Australia, Allied defence chiefs all yet brushed off the possibilities of protecting Darwin. For months, Australia's destiny hung within the balance.
1942 is a narrative of determined bravery and felony stupidity. so much of all, it's the tale of Australians left excessive and dry, less than the looming shadow of a bad invasion, and the stairs that an green chief, John Curtin, took to save lots of his state in its darkest days.
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