|Before the Yanks
The Americans entered the War in December 1941
||Mackay was the
destination of many United Stated Army Air Force men for rest and
relaxation. It was also a stopping point for trains transporting troops
from Brisbane north.
||Jack Heyn, a
USAAF Photographer recalls his journey to Mackay in November 1942 to
Turkeys for Thanksgiving
||Links to the
history and outcome of Australia's worst aviation accident where 40 men
were killed when a US B17C Transport crashed at Bakers Creek in June 1943
Wife pays a visit
Roosevelt, as a representative of the Red Cross visited Mackay in
Ration cards and the effect of rationing on the Civilians of Wartime
|Crash of Royal
||Details of a
little known accident of a Royal Navy Corsair crashing near Flat Top
Island in 1945.
reacted when news of the War in Europe had ended.
celebrations with the ending of World War 2.
|Relics of the
artefacts of Mackay in 1939-1945.