The bunker men are back in town landnig near you soon.We still have the master CD of the WW2 top seret 8mm footage of Australia most secret force for the war.
This page deals with rumors that are posted on a regular bases, it should be that noted that NQRS does not necessary agree or endorse in any way anything that is posted on this page, that the below are rumors put forward by the general public or found in the coarse of NQRS research. In […]
Hervey Bay in Queensland has a secret side from WorldWar II that was the topic of a recent show on the Channel Seven’s Queensland Weekender programme. Australian Bunker and Military Museum is proud to have contributed to the programme by providing some video footage of Z Force Special Unit Training. Z Special Unit trained […]
Research suggests that the rumoured invasion caches were not for the use of regular troops. The rationale for this statement is that even highly classified wartime documents which describe defence schemes for the various Line of Communications Areas, contain no references at all to the existence of special reserve supplies for the use of cut-off […]
Japanese intentions to invade mainland Australia during World War Two have long been the subject of passionate debate amongst historians worldwide. Some scholars are convinced that the Japanese had made solid preparations to invade mainland Australia but their plans were thwarted by the Allied victory at the Battle of the Coral Sea. Others state that […]
On 10 January 1941, Draft H.R. 1776 – the “Lend Lease Bill” was presented to the United States Congress. Under the proposed act, the President of the United States could authorise the production of weapons, munitions, aircraft and ships for export under special conditions to Allied nations fighting the Axis powers in Europe and Asia. […]
AUSTRALIAN WAR CRIMES BOARD OF INQUIRY VX28397 LIEUT ALEXANDER GORDON WEYNTON, sworn and further examined: I have already given evidence before Mr Justice Mansfield. I have read the transcript of that evidence, and except for some minor alterations and additions which I have made in ink there to the facts in that statement are true […]
Castle Hill first came to our attention in early 1995. Information came from a former Allied Intelligence Officer during WW2. He said there were a number of entries on Castle Hill. An ex-serving member from 11 Stores Group mentioned he used to pick up type writers from this location to be repaired.
ON March 25, 1945, eight British and Australian men parachuted into the Kelabit Highlands to begin an onslaught against the Japanese army occupying Borneo. Led by Major Tom Harrisson, they were members of the voluntary Z Special Unit participating in a mission codenamed Semut 1 to establish initial contact with the indigenous people of Borneo, […]
AFTER JAPANESE ATTACK – MERAPAS ISLAND 31. Saturday, 4 November, 1944 – The surviving party Included the Merapas members and the Kasoe escape party, namely: Cameron, Carey, Craft, Falls, Fletcher, Gooley, Hardy, Huston, Ingleton, Marsh, Pace, Page, Reymond, Rigg, Sargent, Stewart, Warne, Warren, and Willersdorf. 32. Presumably the men succeeded in reaching the island in […]
SCREH AND TAPAI 83. LTCOL Lyon, LCDR Davidson, LT Ross, CPL Campbell – Furuta the Japanese interpreter was interrogated by ‘E’ Group South on 21 October, 1945. He confirmed the death of four white Servicemen on the Islands of Soreh and Tapai. Referring to the Soreh killing, he said: ‘the Jap made very fine graves […]
The following is a report regarding “Operation Rimau” and the subsequent events after the operation. We have tried to present this report as authentically as possible & thus have used the same layout, terms & grammar as the original report reads. NOTE TO READERS Since World War II the failure of Operation Rimau has continued […]
The Mt Louisa bunker first came to our attention in 1994, via the way of several ex-servicemen, who said they had either worked in or knew of it. Aerial photography from archives was not of great significance. A chance sighting of a photograph at the Townsville Airport was one of the major break throughs we […]
Operation Blowdown was a military operation that took place on 18 July 1963. Conducted in northern Queensland, Australia by a joint Australian-American-British team, it was designed to simulate the effects of a nuclear weapon on tropical rainforest, using 50 tons of conventional explosive (TNT). A device containing 50 tons of TNT was detonated to partially simulate […]
The images above & below are actual ventilation shafts for Australian underground structures used during WW2. The image below (whilst not the best image) shows a vent photographed on top of Mt Louisa in 1995. There are no civilian or mining reasons as to why the building would be placed high up the […]