The Bombing of Darwin had Adelaide residents living in fear. Amid broadcasts we were next to be targeted by the Imperial Japanese Army, residents and officials were in a panic and the best way they knew to protect themselves was to build underground bunkers.

The Jackson Bunker — Awesome Adelaide
Illustration of an underground bunker. (Photo courtesy Fallout Shelter Handbook by Chuck West)

The Jackson Bunker was built amid the panic; 12 feet underground with 4 breather pipes and electric lighting. In a similar fashion, other air-raid shelters were constructed around Adelaide in their hundreds; most of which still exist today…

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