The story of Australia's first prisoner of war and the Aboriginal man who captured him

Link: NT News, Bombing of Darwin 75th anniversary magazine.


Title: Cultures collide as pilot no match of Tiwi Matthias.

Byline: A 24-year old Japanese fighter pilot and a traditional hunter from the Tiwi Islands - two young men from opposite ends of the Earth. An extraordinary twist of events brought these two lives together during the Bombing of Darwin in 1941, changing the paths of both irreversibly, as Tamara Howie writes.

Words: 1200

Published: NT News Bombing of Darwin 75th anniversary commemorative magazine, Feb 19, 2017.

Awards: NT Media Award for Best Online Coverage.