Milne Bay, New Guinea 1942  The Pacific war was against the Japanese and nature

Milne Bay, New Guinea 1942 The Pacific war was against the Japanese and nature

Milne Bay, New Guinea 1942  The Pacific war was against the Japanese and nature

Milne Bay, New Guinea 1942 The Pacific war was against the Japanese and nature

The Kokoda Track | Australians in World War II | The Pacific War | Milne Bay | Japanese landing and defeat at Milne Bay

The Kokoda Track - Exploring the site of the battle fought by Australians in World War II.

The Kokoda Track | Australians in World War II | The Pacific War | Milne Bay | Japanese landing and defeat at Milne Bay

The Kokoda Track - Exploring the site of the battle fought by Australians in World War II.

The Kokoda Track | Australians in World War II | The Pacific War | Milne Bay | Japanese landing and defeat at Milne Bay

The Kokoda Track - Exploring the site of the battle fought by Australians in World War II.

Milne Bay: Australian Troops plough through mud at Milne Bay shortly after the unsuccessful Japanese invasion attempt. (AWM 013335)

SEP 5 1942 Japanese defeated at Milne Bay Milne Bay: Australian Troops plough through mud at Milne Bay shortly after the unsuccessful Japanese invasion attempt.

From August 25th – September 7th 1942, the Australian-held New Guinean city of Milne Bay was attacked by Japanese forces. However, intelligence warned Australian forces of the attack, so they were able to attack and destroy Japanese landing crafts (like the one seen destroyed on the beach). The Aussies were able to hold off the attack, and the city soon became a military base.

From August 25th – September 7th 1942, the Australian-held New Guinean city of Milne Bay was attacked by Japanese forces. However, intelligence warned Australian forces of the attack, so they were able to attack and destroy Japanese landing crafts (like the one seen destroyed on the beach). The Aussies were able to hold off the attack, and the city soon became a military base.

From August 25th – September 7th 1942, the Australian-held New Guinean city of Milne Bay was attacked by Japanese forces. However, intelligence warned Australian forces of the attack, so they were able to attack and destroy Japanese landing crafts (like the one seen destroyed on the beach). The Aussies were able to hold off the attack, and the city soon became a military base. https://cas.awm.gov.au/item/026624

From August 25th – September 7th 1942, the Australian-held New Guinean city of Milne Bay was attacked by Japanese forces. However, intelligence warned Australian forces of the attack, so they were able to attack and destroy Japanese landing crafts (like the one seen destroyed on the beach). The Aussies were able to hold off the attack, and the city soon became a military base. https://cas.awm.gov.au/item/026624

Australian soldiers of the 2/9th Light Anti-Aircraft Battery, Royal Australian Artillery position a  Bofors 40 mm anti-aircraft/multi-purpose autocannon at a possible enemy Imperial Japanese plane during the Battle of Milne Bay, Papua, September 1942

Australian soldiers of the Light Anti-Aircraft Battery, Royal Australian Artillery position a Bofors 40 mm anti-aircraft/multi-purpose autocannon at a possible enemy Imperial Japanese plane during the Battle of Milne Bay, Papua, September 1942

History: These Australian soldiers are at Milne Bay in Papua New Guinea. The New Guinea Campaign (1942-1945) was a battlefield during World War II. At The Battle of Milne Bay, the Americans and Australians were defending against the Japanese.

New Guinea. Australian troops plough through the mud at Milne Bay shortly after the unsuccessful Japanese invasion attempt.


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