Despatches from Agent Orange – Despatch 21. Show Notes

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Despatches from Agent Orange – Despatch 21. 62 minutes

Agent Orange dives in the history books agin to bring the story of HMAS Sydney (II)

 

Originally meant for release on 19th November 2008, it was held back a view days, due to unforeseen circumstances.

HMAS Sydney (II) was a Modified Leander Light Cruiser of the Royal Australian Navy during the Second World War. Her sinking and loss of all hands stunned the nation and her whereabouts remained a mystery until March 2008.

This despatches covers Sydney’s short, but stunning WWII career, her final battle with the German raider HSK Kormoran and her discovery in 2008.

Yours in Orange,

Orange Tim

B turret showing evidence of direct hit between the guns

Y turret

HMAS Sydney near the Sydney Harbour Bridge

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2 Comments

Filed under Despatches from Agent Orange, NaPodPoMo2008, Orange Tim

2 responses to “Despatches from Agent Orange – Despatch 21. Show Notes

  1. A very moving story. Thanks for sharing that.

    Griz

  2. Oh nos! Actual content.

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