An online exhibition delving into the events and impact of the Pacific War on the battlefront and at home, 75 years after they occurred.
Australian, Japanese and U.S. perspectives highlight the immense impact of the war on everyone it touched.
28 February 1942
The night of Feb 28, 1942 saw the HMAS Perth and USS Houston face off against a large portion of the Imperial Japanese. This is their story of facing overwhelming odds, and the battle's aftermath.
9 December 1941
The Bombing of Darwin was the first attack by Japanese forces on the Australian mainland after Australia had officially declared war on Japan on the 9th December 1941.
WAPIP75 Learning Program – The Homefront WWII
This banner exhibition examines how civilians lived in a world at war and contributed to the war effort. Explore the students' research through this new activity guide for high school students.Download exhibition guide
WAPIP75 2020 International Learning Program
To mark the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, the theme for the 2020 learning program is Peace, Revelation and Reconciliation. Join students from Australia, Japan and the USA to investigate what the end of WWII meant in your country and share your discoveries with international colleagues.