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Author: Steve Liebman; Alan Powell
Series: Today (Television program), 1992 Feb. 19.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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Through documentary film, some of which has hitherto not been seen in Australia, and through interviews with persons who survived the Japanese offensive on Darwin, the show chronicles the enormity of the losses sustained, the relative ease with which the Japanese carried out their incursions, and asks how secure is Australia's northern coastline to-day. Alan Powell, author of the Shadow's edge, documents the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Liebman; Alan Powell
OCLC Number: 221030771
Notes: Off-air recording of the Today show hosted by Steve Liebman.
Title from label affixed to cassette.
Cast: Steve Liebman.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (approximately 22 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Series Title: Today (Television program), 1992 Feb. 19.
Other Titles: World War II evacuees
Today show (Television program)
Responsibility: Survivors from Darwin.

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Through documentary film, some of which has hitherto not been seen in Australia, and through interviews with persons who survived the Japanese offensive on Darwin, the show chronicles the enormity of the losses sustained, the relative ease with which the Japanese carried out their incursions, and asks how secure is Australia's northern coastline to-day. Alan Powell, author of the Shadow's edge, documents the inadequate preparations for war in Australia of the time.

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