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Conclusion: 1943 and Beyond

Dean, Peter

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For the final move of the campaign New Guinea Force (NGF) Headquarters (HQ) had decided that the 5th Australian Division's 8th Brigade would occupy Madang. The 8th Brigade would relieve the 15th Brigade, 11th Division, which had been slowly closing in on the town over the preceding few weeks. The 15th Brigade's commander, Brigadier �Tack� Hammer learned of the decision while on a tour of his brigade's positions with the General Officer Commanding (GOC), of the division Major-General Allan...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Book chapter
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/56571
Book Title: Australia 1943: The Liberation of New Guinea
DOI: 10.1017/CBO9781107445239.019

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