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Operation Blowdown

Operation Blowdown

Operation Blowdown was a military operation that took place on 18 July 1963. Conducted in northern Queensland, Australia by a joint Australian-American-British team, it was designed to simulate the effects of a nuclear weapon on tropical rainforest, using 50 tons ...

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The awkward truth about Mt Louisa. Part 4

The awkward truth about Mt Louisa. Part 4

    The images above & below are actual ventilation shafts for Australian underground structures used during WW2. The image below (whilst not the best image) shows a vent photographed on top of Mt Louisa in 1995. There are no ...

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The awkward truth about Mt Louisa. Part 3

The awkward truth about Mt Louisa. Part 3

On the 23 of July 2002, Coffey geosciences Brisbane office was contracted to review our data of underground bunkers by the Department of Defense. The image below. Coffey’s senior engineer could not see and is some case, even though he ...

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The awkward truth about Mt Louisa. Part 2

The awkward truth about Mt Louisa. Part 2

Figure Above: Mt Louisa as shown on Townsville (Special) topographical map as issued to the Australian Military Forces in 1942. Note, there is no quarries marked on the side of Mt Louisa in the area of this review Figure Below: ...

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Rumors

Rumors

During our years of research there has had many claims put forward, after considerable research, some have been proven correct and other remain a myth till proved otherwise. What follows is what has been put forward to me over the ...

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The first Japanese land defeat of WW2

The first Japanese land defeat of WW2

Milne Bay is located on the south-eastern tip of Papua. Before World War II, most of the area’s inhabitants were local Papuans, the only Europeans being a few missionaries and plantation managers. The area came to the attention of senior ...

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Operation Bundaberg (Vietnam 1966)

Operation Bundaberg (Vietnam 1966)

Attached is a copy of the original report for operation “Bundaberg” carried out in the “Hoa Long” region in 1966. It gives us an insight into what our soldiers were doing and what they went through. click here Operation Bundaberg   ...

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FSHQ Bankstown

FSHQ Bankstown

In 2006, The ABMM along with Ocean Wilderness Group went to Bankstown to investigate claims of a bunker under which housing had been built. This gave the team a chance to test a new under ground radar system for the first time. ...

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The awkward truth about Mt Louisa

The awkward truth about Mt Louisa

In an endeavor to preserve the war time history of Australia. The Australian Bunker & Military Museum recently engaged the services of a leading geologist in an attempt to clearly pin point the location of bunkers & tunnels, which have ...

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The Battle of Bitapaka

The Battle of Bitapaka

On September 11, 1914, Britain tasked Australia and New Zealand with “a great and urgent and imperial service” to destroy German radio and re-fuelling stations in Germany’s Pacific territories, which posed a serious threat to merchant shipping in the region. ...

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