This war DVD The Bombing of Darwin relates the extraordinary events of February 1942 when the Japanese dropped more bombs on Darwin than Pearl Harbour.
This 55-minute Australian made documentary explores why the Australian Government kept the attack a secret and why the Australian military was totally unprepared for the attack. Inspired by the book by Peter Grose, this fascinating documentary was produced to coincide with the 70th anniversary of the Japanese attack. Drawing on long-hidden documents, and incorporating rarely-seen archival footage, eyewitness accounts from survivors and expert commentary. The Bombing of Darwin reveals the true story surrounding the attack, as well as the disturbing events that occurred in the aftermath.Click here to see Books on the Bombing of Darwin