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Amphibious Warfare: Training and Logistics, 1942-45

Crawley, Rhys; Dean, Peter


To Major-General George Vasey the situation on 13 January 1943 was one of despair. His division, the 7th Australian, had been fighting the Japanese in Papua since October 1942, had driven them out of Kokoda and the mountains, had crushed Major-General Horii's South Seas Force at the battle of Oivi-Gorari in early November, and had then pursued the Japanese to the coast. But with months to prepare their defences and with their backs to the Bismarck Sea, the final Japanese defences at the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Australia 1944-45: Victory in the Pacific
DOI: 10.1017/CBO9781316015445.015


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