Flight of Diamonds
by Major W. Tyler
ISBN 0 85905 105 6, (1987 new), 134pp, SC, illustrated 200grams
$25.00 + POST
The 1942 Japanese attack on Broome had been kept hidden by the Curtin’s wartime government. Tyler gives the first full account of the raid and of the loss of $12 million in diamonds, still unrecovered. Copious illustrations of Japanese, Dutch, United States and Australian aircraft and personnel involved in the disaster.