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nice history lesson and whale lookout

this region was bombed by japanese planes and used a base for american submarines and australian... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
davidhughtaylor
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Melbourne, Australia
Really Humbling, but well set out

Potshot Memorial - Leaving Ningaloo Reef behind, we started to head south for Perth, but stopped... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
annettelaurie
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

this region was bombed by japanese planes and used a base for american submarines and australian raids back against japan in WW2. nice little lookout with info signs on this history plus the chance to see spouting whales. Some shaded roofing would be nice to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank davidhughtaylor
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Potshot Memorial - Leaving Ningaloo Reef behind, we started to head south for Perth, but stopped off at The Potshot Memorial near Exmouth, which pays homage to the guys involved in the operations against the Japanese in WWI and how the American military ended up...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank annettelaurie
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Thsi memorial is located on the way between the Learmonth airport and Exmouth town. It is well worth stopping as the details given explains the origins the area during the war especially the differences between the living conditions of the Americans and the Australians. Give...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank gordon35au
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We already knew the story of the MV Krait expedition from here to Singapore in WW2 to sink Japanese ships and were pleased to see well laid out information panels near the airport.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Harvey0848
Reviewed 26 August 2018

It is so easy to just drive past this very interesting memorial. If you don't visit it, you will miss out on the facinating facts and photos.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Adventurers049
Reviewed 13 August 2018

This memorial is located on the highway south of Exmouth and just short of the airport. It comerorates both the very brave men of the Z Force who took the Krait into Singapore harbour to attack Japanese shipping and the numerous Australian and US servicemen...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank David S
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Interesting history and worth a quick stop. Good view of the beach. Could do with a few more photos but I liked the personal diary comments from people at the time

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank micheleduffy123
Reviewed 29 July 2018

I had seen a doco on the Story of the Krait and Col Lyons. This memorial gives some feel of how isolated this area was but also the significance of the area to Australia’s and US war in SE Asia

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank William H
Reviewed 24 July 2018

A very good World War II memorial, with a very interesting write up and photos. Was particularly interested in the Krait Memorial as my dad was in the Z Special Unit and it was very interesting to visit the places where they were operating.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank loistrev
Reviewed 16 June 2018

We swung off the road to have a quick look at the Potshot Memorial on our way our of Exmouth. What was supposed to be a quick look, turned into an extended stay. The story of the clandestine WWII operations that occurred in the area...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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