TITLE

Australia in Peril

AUTHOR(S)
Kiralfy, Alexander
PUB. DATE
February 1942
SOURCE
New Republic;2/23/42, Vol. 106 Issue 8, p263
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the peril for Australian continent due to presence of U.S. warships and Japanese aircraft-carriers in the region during the World War II. Ignorance of nature of the peril associated with Australia revealed by statement of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill; Fate of Australia as the matter of sea power; Dependence of Australia on U.S. warships; Difference between sea conditions of Norway and Australia; Possibility of Japanese establishing the seaplane bases on the southern coast of New Guinea opposite of Australian Province of Queensland; Availability of number of north-south channels for Japanese forces to get at Australia from New Guinea; Need for the U.S. to increase its air force in the region to save Australia.
ACCESSION #
14694043

 

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