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By Kim Beazley,Peter Dean

In 1942, the shadow of contemporary battle reached Australia's seashores for the 1st time. during this compelling quantity, top historians discover why 1942 was once this kind of pivotal yr in Australia's historical past and clarify how the kingdom faced a few of its maximum demanding situations. This extensive ranging learn covers key matters from political, monetary and residential entrance reform to the institution of a brand new partnership with the U.S.; the function of the Air strength and the military; the bombing of Darwin; in addition to the battles of Kokoda, Milne Bay, the Beachheads and Guadalcanal. Australia 1942 offers a distinct and in-depth exploration of the debate surrounding the potential of invasion. jap and Australian historians provide views on jap army intentions and methods in the direction of Australia and the South Pacific. Generously illustrated, it truly is crucial examining for an individual drawn to one among Australia's such a lot decisive and demanding years.

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