Something To Look At : The Great Diamond Mystery

Something To Look At (Post#16) : The Great Diamond Mystery

Photo of the day is about “The Great Diamond Mystery” story.  The mystery story about diamond circulates the town of Broome after the Royal Dutch East Indies Airlines DC-3 was shot down by Japanese zeroes during its raid in Broome in 1942. But the pilot Ivan Smirnoff still able to managed landing in Carnot Bay. Later Smirnoff was surprised as he was questioned about the diamonds which he was not aware of. Jack Palmer which was a local beachcomber said to have found the package with diamonds and had been generous sharing the diamonds to his aboriginal friends but when police started to question them, they throw the diamonds they received from Palmer.  Palmer has been in trial because of this but the case was dismissed. The photo is part of Broome Historical Museum Visit October 2016.

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Notes :
Photo : Exhibit, Archive, Display
Location : 67 Robinson St, Broome WA 6725, Australia
Transportation : Town Bus Service, Broome TransitBroome Cycles, Broome Broome
Official Website : Broome Historical Society & Museum

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