Taylors Bay and The Midget Submarines

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Today Taylors Bay, located between Bradleys Head and Chowder Head, in Sydney Harbour is a very peaceful spot with a beautiful little secluded beach and anchored boats bobbing on the water. In 1942 it is what was bobbing under the water that brought Taylors Bay into the limelight. Continue reading “Taylors Bay and The Midget Submarines”

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M22 and the Japanese Attack on Sydney Harbour

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Not least due to its location, Australia’s first and only direct enemy attacks in its history (leaving aside recent terrorist activity) were in World War II – the Japanese bombing of Darwin in the Northern Territory and their attack on Sydney Harbour using midget submarines. Continue reading “M22 and the Japanese Attack on Sydney Harbour”