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Author Stretton, Alan, 1922- author

Title The furious days : the relief of Darwin / Alan Stretton
Published Sydney : Collins, 1976
Sydney : Collins, 1976


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 ADPML SPC  361.570994295 Str/Fdt  LIB USE ONLY
Description 207 pages, 12 pages of plates ; 22cm
Summary Recounts the events surrounding the responses and performance of authorities, emergency services, and individuals to the impact of Cyclone Tracey on Christmas morning 25 December 1974 and the actions pre and post cyclone up until the 31 of December 1974. The devastation and evacuation are discussed as well as the contributors to the post-cyclone efforts. This is a semi-bibliographic account from of the Major General Alan Stretton who was one of the primary leaders / co-ordinators of emergency actions after the disaster
Notes Maps on lining papers
Subject Stretton, Alan, 1922-
Darwin -- Cyclone, 1974
Cyclone Tracy, 1974.
Cyclones -- Australia -- Darwin (N.T.)
Cyclones -- Australia.
Cyclones -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Darwin
Disaster relief -- Australia -- Darwin (N.T.)
Disaster relief -- Darwin
Disaster relief -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Darwin
Emergency management -- Australia -- Darwin (N.T.)
Natural disasters -- Australia.
Relief work
Relief Work.
SUBJECT Darwin (N.T.) -- Cyclone, 1974
Darwin (N.T.) -- History.
Author Stretton, Alan, 1922-
LC no. 77376843
ISBN 0002114488