Documentary by Marianne van Velzen and Ronald Vierbergen.
One Day tells the story of the Japanese raid on the small Australian town of Broome on the 3rd of March 1942. A number ofDutch flyingboats were waiting to be refuled in the bay. The airoplanes were full of evacuees from Java. During the raid many Dutch civilians were killed.
Juliet Wills Co-author: Marianne van Velzen
During the evacuation of java in March 1942 a Dutch/Russian pilot was attacked by Jpanese zero's near the Australian coast. He was heading for the small town of Broome in the north of Australia. He was carrying a large amount of diamonds along with his passengers and crew. The plane crashed on the beach at Carnot Bay. The survivors were trapped on the beach for five days. They were eventually rescued but the diamonds were lost. For the first time a Dutch and an Australian journalist combine the facts to tell what really happened.
Voor het blad Moesson een verhaal over Gus Winkel en het 18de Squadron.