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The Bombing of Darwin: The Diary of Tom Taylor is a fictional diary written by Alan Tucker. It was Tucker's first for the My Australian Story series, as well as his first set in Darwin. The book was first published in August 2002, and reprinted in August 2005, March 2011, and March 2018.

Dedication

Book description

"It only took a moment. It was a moment that Tom would always remember—that morning of 19 February 1942, when everything changed... changed from peace to war. When fourteen-year-old Tom Taylor moves to Darwin with his family, hed hardly guesses that tragedy will soon change his life forever. Although Tom helps to dig slit trenches, and though the Japanese edge closer through Malaysia and Singapore, the war seems far away."

Plot

Characters

Main article: List of The Bombing of Darwin characters

Author

Main article: Alan Tucker

Editions

Acknowledgements

References

See also