A Summary Of Darwin's Attack On Darwin

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During the second world war on 19 February 1942 Darwin came under attack for the ever first time when Japanese militaries mounted two air raids on Darwin, Darwin was heavily bomb just before 10am. Australia mainland came under attack for the first time when the Japanese air forces mounted two air attacks on Darwin. The two assaults, which were planned and ordered by the commander responsible for the attack on Pearl Harbour ten weeks previous, involved 54 land-based bombers and around 188 attack aircraft which were launched from four Japanese aircraft-carriers in the Timor Sea. When the Japanese attack Darwin for the second time, which began about an 1 hour later and lasted about 20-25 minutes, involved high altitude bombing of the Royal Australian
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