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    Gallery

     A Parting Shot: Shelling of Australia by Japanese submarines 1942, was launched by the Hon. Malcolm Turnbull MP (Member for Wentworth), on Friday 18 January 2013 at the…

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    Foreword

    In the late 1990s, I had the enormous privilege and pleasure to curate the Australian War Memorial’s Second World War gallery. My favourite object in the entire gallery was…

  • The Hon. Peter Morris OAM launches A Parting Shot at the Newcastle Maritime Centre.

    Forensic account of Newcastle submarine attack

    A Parting Shot, the story of the shelling of Sydney and Newcastle by Japanese submarines on 8 June 1942, was launched at the Newcastle Maritime Centre on Thursday 17 January 2013…

  • (L to R) Kevin Sumption (Director, ANMM), Malcolm Turnbull (Federal Member for Wentworth), Terry Jones (co-author), Steven Carruthers (co-author) and Peter Dexter AM (Chairman, ANMM)

    A Special Connection

    A Parting Shot: the story of the shelling of Sydney and Newcastle by Japanese submarines on 8 June 1942, was launched by the Federal Member for Wentworth, Malcolm Turnbull, at the…

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    A Parting Shot: Shelling of Australia by Japanese Submarines 1942

    In the early morning hours of 8 June 1942, residents of Sydney and Newcastle were abruptly awoken by gunfire from Japanese submarine raiders lurking off the coast. The…