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Australia's home defence 1939-1945

Author: Mark Johnston; Australia. Department of Veterans' Affairs.
Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. : Dept. of Veterans' Affairs, 2006.
Series: Australians in the Pacific War.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : National government publication : English
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Johnston; Australia. Department of Veterans' Affairs.
ISBN: 1920720766 9781920720766
OCLC Number: 225321544
Notes: "P01194 2006"--Page 2 of cover.
Description: 141 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 21 cm.
Contents: Preparing for war in the Pacific --
Lookiong to America --
Defensive priorities: a Brisbane line? --
Singapore and I Australian corps --
The bombing of Darwin --
Japanese intentions --
MacArthur arrives --
Fixing the defences --
Coral Sea Battle --
The midget submarines --
The east coast war, June 1942 --
Defensive position assured --
Air war in the north --
The Allied Works Council --
North Queensland 1942 --
Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders defend their homeland --
Air Raid precautions --
Australian women at war --
The submarines return --
Air war late 1942-1945 --
'The danger of invasion has passed'.
Series Title: Australians in the Pacific War.
Responsibility: [researched and written by Dr Mark Johnston].

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