Australia 1943 by Peter Dean

By Peter Dean

via January 1943, Australia had emerged from the shadow of warfare in a powerful place. The victories in 1942 at Kokoda, Guadalcanal, Buna, Gona and Sanananda had secured the northern coastlines of Papua and Australia. Australian forces have been now poised for an entire scale offensive to disencumber New Guinea from the japanese, the most important and most complex operations of their background. Australia 1943 explores the excessive aspect of Australia's impression on operations and procedure within the South West Pacific, a crusade that has been usually overshadowed through the drama of Kokoda. It investigates severe operations from January 1943 to April 1944, together with Salamaua, Lae/Nadzab, Finschhafen, Shaggy Ridge, the Markham Valley and the Huon Peninsula. Australia 1943 is the 1st distinctive single-volume research of Australia's army operations within the Pacific in the course of 1943 - Australia's 'finest hour' within the moment global War.

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