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THE Japanese wanting to kill the allied ships in the harbour

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When did the bombings in Darwin start?

19 February 1942


How did the civilians feel the government should respond to the Darwin bombings?

By evacuating them.


What was the impact of the Darwin bombings on Australian civilians in World War 2?

A strong one.


How many people were killed in the Darwin bombings of World War 2?

It is estimated 250 - 320 were killed in the Darwin, Australia bombings by the Japanese. 300 - 400 were wounded. There were also 23 aircraft destroyed, 10 ships sunk and 25 ships damaged.


Where were the ANZACS in the Darwin bombings?

The two events are entirely unrelated. The ANZACs were the Australia and New Zealand Army Corps who fought in World War I. The Darwin bombings were in World War II. Whilst some of the ANZACs had survived to fight again in WWII, they were not called the ANZACs then.


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The Berlin bombings started in 1940 by the UK.


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Charles Darwin started his voyage on the HMS Beagle in 1831.


How old was Charles Darwin when he started his journey?

35


Where Charles Darwin started thinking about evolution?

Charles Darwin was at home when he started thinking about evolution. He had come from an expedition around the world which had provoked his thinking on the origin of man.


Where did evacuating people go during the Darwin bombings?

The new film (which is probably NOT A REMAKE) due to be released in November 2008, titled "AUSTRALIA" may supply those answers. The movie (film) is about the DARWIN BOMBING during WW2.


Why is Darwin a waterson?

He was the family pet,but he started growing legs and arms and started to talk


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It started the nuclear/space age and put the end to the war which started the cold war.


Why did the Darwin bombings happen?

A few days after the bombing of Pearl Harbour, 200 Japanese fighter planes bombarded the city of Darwin, over 250 people died. Why did it happen? Because the allies were using Darwin as a staging ground, where allied ships would dock refuel and return to battle. It was also strategically important because this is where many of Australias forces were being sent from to head north to PNG, Indonesia, and so on. However, the attacks on Darwin were not the last for the remainder of the war it would be bombed a further 64 times but none of them compared to the destruction as the first bombings as we were much more prepared after that.


Why did the government lie about the Darwin bombings?

It kept the full facts from public knowledge to avoid public panic in the rest of Australia, to avoid harming morale and the war effort.


How did Charles Darwin cause world war 1?

He didn't. Darwin had no role in WW1, and had been dead for 32 years when the war started.


How old was Charles Darwin when he started his voyage?

22 years old. XD


When did Charles Darwin come up with his evolution theory?

Darwin was in the Galapagos Islands August to September 1834. It was there that he began wondering about evolution. He returned to England in 1836, and in 1837 Darwin started his first notebook on evolution, secretly.


When did the study of evolution begin?

Serious inquiry into evolution started at around time Darwin published On The Origin of Species, so that would be around 1860. However Darwin himself started studying evolution in the 1830's and 1840's.


What time period did Charles Darwin live in?

Darwin was born in 1809, and started his work in the 1830's. He died in 1874, so he was around during the 1800's.


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Hatred causes all the bombings in Israel.


How old was Charles Darwin on his voyage?

He born in 1809 and he started the voyage in 1831. So you do the math


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Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the president when World War II started.


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