Rottnest Island once the heart of ‘Fortress Fremantle’

By Mike Scanlon
June 30 2018 - 7:00pm
Big hitter: A rare, surviving 9.2 inch World War II gun on Rottnest Island in Western Australia.
Big hitter: A rare, surviving 9.2 inch World War II gun on Rottnest Island in Western Australia.

THE guns of Rottnest Island, off Western Australia, are today heritage icons. Once they were a crucial link in a national defence chain during the dark days of World War II.

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