Drawing on material that had only just been released when this book was originally published in 1981, this book provides a graphic account of the war which, to all intents and purposes, was fought on Australian soil against Australian people - a war which came to the very door of Australia itself. When the Japanese landed at Rabaul on 23 January 1942 it was the start of one of the fiercest campaigns of the war. On that day, with only a handful of badly trained troops, led by inexperienced officers, Australia faced its most ...

New Guinea 1942-44 2016, Routledge, London

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New Guinea 1942-44 2015, Routledge, London

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New Guinea, 1942-44 1981, Methuen, Sydney

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