Wednesday, February 05, 2014

War Stories BHP Newcastle - Can You Help?

From the ABC a great local history story

"BHP's Newcastle steelworks were wired with explosives during WWII with the order to destroy the plant to be given in the event of a Japanese invasion. But were explosives placed in other parts of the city and what happened to the remnants of Japanese shells that landed in Newcastle? Newcastle Museum wants your help!"

See what happened when the producer of the next series of Tony Robinson's history programs contacted 1233's Carol Duncan for assistance with stories - this time the theme is '100 Years of War'.

 See more on the story here 

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