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Author Lewis, Tom, 1958-

Title Zero hour in Broome / Tom Lewis & Peter Ingman
Edition First edition
Published Kent Town, S.Aust. : Avonmore Books, 2010

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 MELB  940.544 Lew/Zhi  AVAILABLE
Description 184 pages : illustrations (some color), facsimile, maps (some color), portraits (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents Broome attacked from the air -- Through Japanese eyes -- March 1942 War in Western Australia -- 3 March 1942 other events -- Evacuation -- From Broome to Port Hedland -- Attacked again -- Avoiding the blame -- The Java evacuation myth
Summary Examines the actions of senior officials in the second most deadly attack on Australian soil when Zero fighters destroyed 15 flying boats at Broome which where packed with evacuees from Java. Profiles the different aircraft used during the Broome operation and the fate of Broome pearling luggers due to the scorched earth policy
Analysis Air warfare
Armed forces
Bombardment
Broome (WA)
History
Japan
Military aircraft
Royal Australian Air Force
Western Australia
World War 2
Notes Cover subtitle: The untold story of the attacks on Northwest Australia in 1942
Maps on endpapers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-178) and index
Subject Bombing, Aerial -- Australia -- Broome (W.A.)
Bombing, Aerial -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Broome
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, Japanese.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Australia -- Broome (W.A.)xAerial operations, Japanese
World War, 1939-1945 -- Australia -- Darwin (N.T.)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Aerial operations, Australian.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Australia.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Aerial operations, Japanese.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Darwin
World War, 1939-1945 -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Broome -- Aerial operations, Japanese
Broome (W.A.) -- History -- Bombardment, 1942
Broome (W.A.) -- History.
Author Ingman, Peter, 1971-
ISBN 9780957735156 (paperback)
Other Titles Zero hour in Broome : the untold story of the attacks on Northwest Australia in 1942