AUSTRALIA'S PEARL HARBOUR: Darwin, 1942

By: Lockwood, Douglas

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(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.

Title: AUSTRALIA'S PEARL HARBOUR: Darwin, 1942

Author Name: Lockwood, Douglas

Categories: History - General, Australian History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Cassell Australia: 1966

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Very Good +

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 012728

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