The year 2017 will mark the 75th anniversary of the Japanese midget submarine raid on Sydney during World War Two. Join the City of Sydney Historical Association (COSHA) as journalist Peter Grose explores how three midget submarines crept into Sydney Harbour on 31 May 1942, determined to sink the American cruiser USS Chicago. Grose reveals an amazing narrative of Australia’s closest brush with invasion.

When: Saturday 11 March 2017, 2:00pm.
Where: Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts, 280 Pitt Street, Sydney.
Cost: COSHA members $3, General $5. No bookings required.
Contact: Beverley Brooks brooksbevy@iprimus.com.au

 

Image courtesy City of Sydney Historical Association.

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