Each month the NT Independent and The Bookshop Darwin will be bringing you a book written by a Territorian with a free copy to give away, all you have to do is like and share the page and a winner will be drawn at the end of the month. This month, leading up to the 80th anniversary of the bombing of Darwin, we have the latest book by Darwin military historian Dr Tom Lewis OAM, written for young people.
Australia Remembers 4: The Bombing of Darwin 1942 by Dr Tom Lewis OAM
This is the story of the biggest air raid in Australia’s history: the bombing of Darwin on February, 19, 1942.
All young Australians should know the story of how our own nation was under attack in World War II. Dr Tom Lewis OAM brings to life the history of the hundreds of air attacks Australians endured at the hands of the Japanese forces. Following on from his success with previous forensic accounts for adults, Australia Remembers 4: The Bombing of Darwin 1942 brings young readers all the essential facts.
Read how Zero fighters battled American Kittyhawks. Betty bombers rained destruction from the skies, and Allied defenders battled bravely to defend Australia.