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Australia, 1942

end of innocence

by Brian McKinlay

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Published by Collins in Sydney .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia,
  • Australia.
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Australia.,
    • Australia -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBrian McKinlay.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD767.8 .M35 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination208 p. :
      Number of Pages208
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2582248M
      ISBN 100002174731
      LC Control Number85130473
      OCLC/WorldCa12419218

      Year Book Australia provides a detailed statistical overview of various aspect of the economy and social conditions in Australia. In addition it contains descriptive matter dealing with Australia's geography and climate, government, international relations, defence, education and health and welfare support systems. Get the best deals on Australian WWII Collectable Books Shop with Afterpay on eligible items. Free delivery and returns on eBay Plus items for Plus members. Shop today!

      In , the shadow of modern war reached Australia's shores for the first time. In this compelling volume, leading historians explore why was such a pivotal year in Australia's history and explain how the nation confronted some of its greatest challenges. Australian War Books about Darwin Northern Territory attacks and defense during WW2. Darwin was attacked by Japanese aircraft on the morning of 19 February .

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