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February 25, 2021

Killing machines

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The International Fleet Review makes Sydney the centre of a massive killing machine. How many Hiroshimas could the combined killing power of these warships achieve?

How many hospitals, schools and houses are collectively lost in favour of these machines of death? Pretty to look at, but death in disguise.

Gareth Smith, Byron Bay


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