Found: The ship that saved Australia
IT was the day that decided Australia’s fate.
Japan had crushed the US battleship fleet at Pearl Harbor. It had swept Britain, the United States, the Netherlands and Australia aside in South East Asia. Britain barely held on to Ceylon by the skin of its teeth.
It almost worked.
Two US aircraft carriers, USS Lexington and Yorktown, led the Allied resistance.
Now, 76 years after it settled to the bottom, it’s be…
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