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Anniversary of the Bombing of Darwin Options
Daemon
Posted: Wednesday, February 19, 2014 12:00:00 AM
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Anniversary of the Bombing of Darwin

On February 19, 1942, Japanese bomber and fighter planes conducted a devastating air raid on the town of Darwin, the capital city of Australia's Northern Territory. As a tribute to honor the dead and those who defended Darwin, an annual commemoration is held in Bicentennial Park by the Cenotaph, a monument to those slain in World War I. At 9:58, the exact time the attack began, a World War II air raid siren sounds. During some observances, Australian regiments will reenact the attack: ground units fire their guns, and fighter planes perform fly-bys over the memorial site. More...
Gustavo de S Consoni
Posted: Wednesday, February 19, 2014 2:04:28 PM

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If I were Australian I would prefer to forget this but I respect.
Henry Martinez
Posted: Wednesday, February 19, 2014 5:55:28 PM

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Those who forget the past are doomed to relive it.
striker
Posted: Thursday, February 19, 2015 10:16:27 AM
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australians are a greay ally
Milica Boghunovich
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Think Game of war! Adults?!?!
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NeuroticHellFem
Posted: Thursday, February 19, 2015 4:23:30 PM

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For the good of public morale, this was hushed up at the time. Shame on you
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