RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE
PRESIDENT

TRIBUTE TO FILIPINOS AND FILIPINO-AUSTRALIANS WHO DIED IN THE BOMBING OF DARWIN (19 FEBRUARY 1942) (EXCERPTS FROM THE TERRITORY REMEMBERS. COMMEMORATING THE FILIPINOS BY MAJ PAUL A. ROSENZWEIG (RET.))

19 February 1942 -- On that fateful day in Australia’s history, the war came to Australia’s shores. Darwin bore the brunt of the most devastating wartime attack on the country with 252 known deaths listed in the Historical Society of the Northern Territory in 1994, including 21 Filipinos and Filipino-Australians who died in Darwin and in the northern waters of Australia.   Read more:

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