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AUSTRALIA'S PEARL HARBOUR: Darwin, 1942, Lockwood, Douglas

Author Name    Lockwood, Douglas

Title   AUSTRALIA'S PEARL HARBOUR: Darwin, 1942

Binding   Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition   Very Good +

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Edition   First Edition

Size   8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Publisher   Melbourne, VIC, Australia Cassell Australia 1966

Seller ID   012728

(xv) + 232pp., line-drawn map endpapers: "Darwin 1942". Unpaginated b/white halftone plate sections (some photography by amateur cameraman leading signalman Douglas Fraser, a crewman from H.M.A.S. 'Deloraine', using non-professional equipment). All called-for plates extant and attached. Book clean and square. Spine firm, nominally bumped on heel. Plain black boards minimally bumped on upper foredge corners. Textblock lightly tanned, else unmarked. Monochrome, pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket slightly edgeworn only. Douglas Lockwood (1918-1980) was in Darwin, Australia, as a newspaper correspondent when, on 19 February, 1942, the country's most northern city was attacked in broad daylight by several hundred Japanese bombers and fighting planes, inflicting massive damage and casualties . . . This is Lockwood's grim and confronting story. Contents include: Prelims., Foreword, Author's Note, 15 chapters, Appendices, Bibliography. LEST WE FORGET. Book weight approx. 525g.

Australia, History, World War 1939 to 1945, Darwin (History), Japanese Bombing (Darwin), Lockwood, Douglas, 1918-1980

Price = 23.50 AUD



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