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Curtin Speech: Japan Enters Second World War

Curtin Speech: Japan Enters Second World War (1941)

In a broadcast to the nation, Prime Minister John Curtin announces that Australia is now at war with Japan.

Length: 14 minutes 9 seconds

Alternative title: Prime Minister Mr John Curtin: Speech on Japanese Entry into World War II, 1941.12.08

Performed by: Prime Minister John Curtin

Featured in the National Registry of Recorded Sound collection

National Registry of Recorded Sound

Source:

National Film and Sound Archive

NFSA title number: 677049