AWM 044607

The ruins of a bombed out building.

The ruins of the Darwin post office after the first Japanese raid, 19 February 1942. Ten people were killed at the post office, including the postmaster, Hurtle Bald, his wife and daughter, four female telephonists and two postal officers. Nine of those killed were sheltering in a nearby trench. AWM 044607

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