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in 1942, the shadow of modern war reached australia' s shores for the first time. in this compelling volume, leading historians explore why 1942 was such a pivotal year in australia' s history, and explain how the nation confronted some of its greatest challenges.
in this compelling volume, leading historians explore why 1942 was such a pivotal year in australia' s history and explain how the nation confronted some of its greatest challenges. this broad ranging study covers key. 1942 was a key year in australia' s history. as its people had so long feared, white australia, an outpost of empire, seemed about to be invaded by the japanese.
in that one year, darwin was bombed, submarines torpedoed ships in sydney harbour and australian militiamen died on the kokoda trail. each year, more and more australians celebrate anzac day and honour the lives of those who fought for.
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