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Love, Luck and Larceny

Love, Luck and Larceny

Friday 19 February 2016
John Thompson-Gray
Drawing on five years of research and interviews with centenarian airmen, Cambridge scholar and author John Thompson-Gray reveals untold stories of love, luck and grand larceny during the strafing at Broome in 1942. Discover the truth behind the disappearance of 30,000 Amsterdam diamonds from a plane shot down near Broome on 3 March 1942, a mystery which has baffled historians for decades. This talk followed the Darwin Defenders commemorative service.