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Flat White

Invasion Day

Captain Cook’s only sin was to discover Australia

12 February 2024

3:20 AM

12 February 2024

3:20 AM

Can there ever have been such a pathetic example of historical mis-and-disinformation as the Woke claim that the discovery of Australia by Captain Cook and the subsequent landing of British convicts at what became Sydney, was an ‘invasion’? Arriving at Botany Bay on January 24, 1788, the fleet of eleven ships comprised two naval ships (with a complement of marines to become prison guards), three supply ships, and six transports.

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