AUSTRALIA 1942 - 1945

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An extensive and exhaustive historical book about 52 Aircraft crashes, forced landings and mishaps that occurred throughout Far North Queensland, Australia during World War 11.   These incidents include many Royal Australian Air Force and U.S.A.A.F aircraft including the B-17, B-24, C-47, B-26, C-56, B-25, A-20, P-39, P-38, Lockheed Hudson, Wirraway, Norseman, and the Boomerang.

Crash locations include the Gulf of Carpentaria, Cape York, Horn Island, Iron Range, Mareeba, Tolga, Mount Molloy, Mossman, Bathurst Bay, Charters Towers, Malanda, Cardwell, Almaden, Townsville, Innisfail, Babinda, Hinchinbrook Island, as well as the coastline and Pacific ocean.

A book containing 575 pages of  compelling facts, witness statements, aircraft reports, telegrams, letters, veteran and family memories as well as 490 photographs within the collection, including many that have never been released.

The book is a must for any military buff or anyone interested in the military history of Far North Queensland. The book is an icon of history to honour, remember and pay our deepest respects to all who lost their lives in such tragic circumstances during World War 11. 

The book has been released to ensure future generations never forget the sacrifices that have been by so many for the freedom we continue to fight for everyday.

Limited Edition.  These books will not last and grab your copy now.


1st Edition Hard Covered Book,

7 page Index of People


To buy your copy of this excellent book

please contact Michael Musumeci


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This page first produced 18 August 2015

This page last updated 21 January 2020