Bookcover of Maroubra Force
Booktitle:

Maroubra Force

Infantry, Kokoda Track campaign, Pacific War, World War II, New Guinea Force, Allies, Papuan Infantry Battalion

Dict (2011-07-08 )

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ISBN-13:

978-613-6-93104-3

ISBN-10:
6136931044
EAN:
9786136931043
Book language:
English
Blurb/Shorttext:
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Maroubra Force was the name given to the Australian infantry force that defended Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea from the Japanese, and was invloved in the Kokoda Track Campaign of the Pacific War, World War II. It was one of many units forming the body of New Guinea Force, the main Allied army formation in the South West Pacific Area during 1942. Formed on 21 June 1942, consisting of the Papuan Infantry Battalion, 39th Battalion and the 53rd Battalion under the command of Major General Basil Morris. The 39th Battalion was sent overland via the Kokoda Track to secure the Buna area and prepare to oppose an enemy advance.
Publishing house:
Dict
Website:
http://www.alphascript-publishing.com
Edited by:
Knútr Benoit
Number of pages:
220
Published at:
2011-07-08
Stock:
Available
Category:
Political science
Price:
59.00 €
Keywords:
campaign, Allies, Infantry, War, force, Campaigning, allies, forces

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