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Tuesday, February 07, 2012 - 04:33 AM UTC
Go under the waves with Sixth Submarine Squadron of the Imperial Japanese NavySixth Submarine Squadron of the Imperial Japanese Navy off the coast of Australia in World War II in Aberdeen Bookstore latest maritime title, ‘Darwin’s Submarine I-124’.
From Aberdeen Bookstore Website
The Story of a Covert Japanese Squadron Waging a Secret Underwater War Against Northern Australia. The first attacks on Australia by the Japanese were made by 4 submarines of the Sixth Submarine Squadron of the Imperial Japanese Navy. Together, these 80-man boats laid mines, and then waited in their killing zones for targets to torpedo. On 20 January 1942, it all went horribly wrong. Sunk with all hands, the submarine I-124 remains outside Darwin today, testimony to bravery but also to folly. New edition of a 1990s work featuring new and improved graphics; a host of photographs, and the complete story of the submarine action, and events through the decades beyond - for the sunken vessel did not lie easy. Illustrated with 93 photos and color illustrations. 182 pages. Dr. Tom Lewis, author.

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