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The Northern Territory Library's World War II collection holds the fascinating World War II Evacuees List.

Containing the names of most of the 1066 women and 900 children that evacuated Darwin, most going by sea, with the first group leaving Darwin on December 19, and the last ship sailing on February 15, just before Darwin came under attack.

These attacks forced the nation to come together for the war effort, and the Northern Territory Library's World War II collection also contains a fascinating display of unique objects, documents and records that helps to illustrate what life was like in wartime Australia.

The Northern Territory Library's, 'Territory Stories' repository, houses 'HistoryNT' were you can locate the World War II collection.

Many historic World War II images, including these selected, are contained in the 'PictureNT' collection, housed in the 'Territory Stories' repository.

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Picture courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox.

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Collection's Items (Sorted by Submit Date in Descending order): 1 to 8 of 8
PreviewIssue DateTitleOther titleAuthor(s)
37909.JPG.jpg28-Feb-1942Bomb damage-- Request Copy
 
34696.JPG.jpg-Truck-- Request Copy
 
34693.JPG.jpg1940Soldiers-- Request Copy
 
34704.JPG.jpg1-Jan-1940Gun-- Request Copy
 
17862.JPG.jpg-Army-- Request Copy
 
10386.JPG.jpg-National Emergency Services Civil Defence-Skerry, Alma Request Copy
 
17863.JPG.jpg-Soldiers-- Request Copy
 
07880.JPG.jpg30-Nov-1941Bomb damage-- Request Copy
 
Collection's Items (Sorted by Submit Date in Descending order): 1 to 8 of 8