Frontier Wars (Part 2)

Frontier Wars (Part 2)

Frontier Wars (Part 2)

Governor Phillip began his term as a pacifist, urging restraint even after being speared through the shoulder by an Aboriginal in 1790. But a few short months later, he sent a squad of marines on two punitive expeditions to kill and decapitate a number of innocent Aboriginals from the Bidjigal clan. These expeditions were the first military actions of the frontier wars.