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Go back in time and experience Darwin through the day of the first Japanese air raid attack on Australia, with the ABC Bombing of Darwin Walking Tour..

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Bombing of Darwin Tour, Stop 9

When you walk along the coast in Darwin's northern suburbs and look out over beautiful sunset views, do you ever wonder what lies beneath the surface? A wealth of war history remains under the seas surrounding Darwin, and some evidence is still visible at Rapid Creek and Nightcliff.

-1 s2012 FEB 17
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Bombing of Darwin Tour, Stop 9

Bombing of Darwin Tour, Stop 8

East Point is a popular recreational spot in Darwin, but in 1942 it was a gun site which had been cleared for views to enemy ships and aircraft. It was where Australia stationed its 'guard dogs', but they did not necessarily have any bite. Find out more about the state of this interesting site during World War Two.

-1 s2012 FEB 17
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Bombing of Darwin Tour, Stop 8

Bombing of Darwin Tour, Stop 7

Doctors Gully was a place many people boarded boats in the evacuations before Darwin was bombed. It then became a site where army personnel worked to pull bodies out of the water during Japan's attack. Also in this stop, hear the story of one family's reunion in Darwin, decades after they were evacuated.

-1 s2012 FEB 17
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Bombing of Darwin Tour, Stop 7

Latest Episodes

Bombing of Darwin Tour, Stop 9

When you walk along the coast in Darwin's northern suburbs and look out over beautiful sunset views, do you ever wonder what lies beneath the surface? A wealth of war history remains under the seas surrounding Darwin, and some evidence is still visible at Rapid Creek and Nightcliff.

-1 s2012 FEB 17
Comments
Bombing of Darwin Tour, Stop 9

Bombing of Darwin Tour, Stop 8

East Point is a popular recreational spot in Darwin, but in 1942 it was a gun site which had been cleared for views to enemy ships and aircraft. It was where Australia stationed its 'guard dogs', but they did not necessarily have any bite. Find out more about the state of this interesting site during World War Two.

-1 s2012 FEB 17
Comments
Bombing of Darwin Tour, Stop 8

Bombing of Darwin Tour, Stop 7

Doctors Gully was a place many people boarded boats in the evacuations before Darwin was bombed. It then became a site where army personnel worked to pull bodies out of the water during Japan's attack. Also in this stop, hear the story of one family's reunion in Darwin, decades after they were evacuated.

-1 s2012 FEB 17
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Bombing of Darwin Tour, Stop 7

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