We would like to include other sites to this list, so please send us more information on remnants of the war that are still visible in Brisbane.
Air raid shelters – they can be find throughout the city. This one is an Albert Park
There are hundreds of books written on the war in the Pacific from an American perspective, but only a relative few from an Australian perspective and even fewer from a Dutch perspective
The following literature overview of the war in the Pacific from an Australian point of view was provided by the State Library of Queensland:
- Turning point : the Battle for Milne Bay 1942 – Japan’s first land defeat in World War II / Michael Veitch- https://onesearch.slq.qld.gov.au/permalink/61SLQ_INST/tqqf2h/alma99183712892702061
- The Fight for Australia by Ronald Perry- https://onesearch.slq.qld.gov.au/permalink/61SLQ_INST/tqqf2h/alma99184288137702061
- Australia 1942: In the Shadow of War- Editor Peter Dean https://onesearch.slq.qld.gov.au/permalink/61SLQ_INST/tqqf2h/alma9915126184702061
- Australian soldiers in the Asia-Pacific in World War II / Lachlan Grant. https://onesearch.slq.qld.gov.au/permalink/61SLQ_INST/tqqf2h/alma9918583524702061
- On our doorstep : when Australia faced the threat of invasion by the Japanese / Craig Collie. https://onesearch.slq.qld.gov.au/permalink/61SLQ_INST/tqqf2h/alma99183893405002061
- The Australian army in World War II / Mark Johnston- https://onesearch.slq.qld.gov.au/permalink/61SLQ_INST/tqqf2h/alma997789654702061
- Hell’s Battlefield: To Kokoda and Beyond by Phillip Bradley ( We don’t seem to have this one in our catalogue, but one of my colleagues mentioned that they enjoyed it).
From a Dutch perspective